Cops search for suspect, baby after abduction from WC hospital
The 10-day old baby boy was taken from a Worcester hospital during visiting hours last night.
CAPE TOWN - A search is underway for an unidentified person who allegedly snatched a baby from a Worcester hospital.
The 10-day old baby boy went missing from the provincial hospital last night.
At this stage, it's unclear how the baby was kidnapped or how the snatcher made it out of the facility undetected.
The police's Noloyiso Rwexana says, "The baby went missing during visiting hours at the hospital. He was wearing a blue crawler and was wrapped in a yellow and blue fleece blanket."
She says the police have opened a case of abduction.
"Anyone who can assist us with our investigation is requested to contact crime stop or alternatively call Worcester Police Station."