Search on for missing 6-year-old girl snatched from mother's car

6-year-old snatched from mother's car. (Supplied:SAPS)
6-year-old snatched from mother's car. (Supplied:SAPS)
  • A Grade 1 Umhlali Preparatory School pupil was snatched from her mother's car.
  • Six-year-old Alexia Nyamadzawo was wearing a blue dress.
  • The incident occurred when the mother slowed to go over a speed bump.

KwaZulu-Natal police are searching for a Grade 1 Umhlali Preparatory School pupil who was allegedly abducted from the back of her mother's car on Sunday.

Police opened a kidnapping case after six-year-old Alexia Nyamadzawo was snatched when her mother slowed down at a speed bump in Glendale Road, Shayamoya, near Shakaskraal. 

"It is alleged that on 31 May at 18:00, an unknown suspect kidnapped a six-year-old girl while she was with her mother in a vehicle [in] Glendale Road", police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said. 

"The matter is still under investigation," Naicker added.

The child was wearing a blue dress when she was snatched.

According to a missing child alert, Alexia is from Zimbabwe and is unable to speak isiZulu. 

Alexia Nyamadzawo
Missing alert for kidnapped Alexia Nyamadzawo, 6. (Supplied)


We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Lockdown For
DAYS
HRS
MINS
Voting Booth
When a Covid-19 vaccine for under 16's becomes available, will you be taking your children to get it?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes, immediately!
38% - 4059 votes
I'll wait to see how others respond
26% - 2763 votes
No, I don't think they need it
36% - 3899 votes
Vote
ZAR/USD
15.29
(-0.52)
ZAR/GBP
21.24
(-0.12)
ZAR/EUR
18.29
(-0.11)
ZAR/AUD
11.81
(-0.08)
ZAR/JPY
0.14
(-0.10)
Gold
1700.44
(+0.04)
Silver
25.20
(+0.16)
Platinum
1128.01
(+0.31)
Brent Crude
69.67
(+3.93)
Palladium
2329.95
(+0.62)
All Share
68271.19
(+0.78)
Top 40
62788.64
(+0.87)
Financial 15
12759.80
(+0.67)
Industrial 25
87613.31
(-0.32)
Resource 10
70801.78
(+2.36)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo