Police launch manhunt for kidnapper

The suspect apparently kidnapped a baby and an 11-month-old on Thursday.

It's understood the suspect kidnapped a four-month-old baby boy and an 11-month-old from two different families on Thursday. Picture: Stock.XCHNG

JOHANNESBURG - Police have launched a manhunt for a woman who has allegedly kidnapped two children in White City, Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

It's understood the suspect kidnapped a four-month-old baby boy and an 11-month-old from two different families on Thursday.

Authorities say the woman who is a close friend of the families allegedly told them she was taking the children to Roodepoort on the Westrand.