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Fears grow over missing Paarl baby

Two-month-old Azile Skafu was allegedly kidnapped on Thursday evening.

FILE: Monica Skafu has told police she believes her son was taken by a woman who’d pleaded with her for shelter. Picture: Chanel September/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Residents in Mbekweni, near Paarl in the Western Cape, say they're concerned for their children's safety following the disappearance of a baby boy in the area.

Two-month-old Azile Skafu was allegedly kidnapped on Thursday evening.

Monica Skafu has told police she believes her son was taken by a woman who'd pleaded with her for shelter.

She says her baby was not in the bed when she woke up the next morning.

The visitor had also vanished.

Anthea Majola, who lives nearby, says mothers in the area are becoming increasingly anxious.

"The problem is we women must look after ourselves and our kids. Women don't trust anyone now."

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