‘I just lost it’: Cape Town mom opens about hijacking nightmare involving her seven-month-old baby

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Coenie and Alicia Lamprecht spent hours searching for their baby, Henco, after Alicia’s car was hijacked with him inside. (PHOTO: Supplied)
Coenie and Alicia Lamprecht spent hours searching for their baby, Henco, after Alicia’s car was hijacked with him inside. (PHOTO: Supplied)

He was her miracle child, the baby born after the heartbreak of miscarriage early last year.

She hated letting him out of her sight and would take him everywhere with her, strapping him in his car seat when she went about her business delivering her homemade health bars and cookies specially formulated for breastfeeding moms.

So, as usual, little Henco was on his perch in the back of his mom’s Volkswagen Polo Vivo one recent morning when she dropped off her wares at a friend’s house in Observatory, Cape Town.

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