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Cape Town police arrest kidnapping suspect

A 37-year-old woman has been arrested for her alleged role in the abduction of an eight-month-old baby.

A screengrab showing a combination picture of Miranda Julies and Lucas Cedras. Picture: Facebook.com.

CAPE TOWN - A 37-year-old woman has been arrested for her alleged role in the abduction of an eight-month-old baby.

The suspect was nabbed outside her Kraaifontein home earlier on Friday.

The woman, who is known to the baby's family, allegedly snatched Lucas Cedras on Tuesday.

It's been reported that the child’s grandmother allowed the woman to take him to someone down the road and she never returned.

The police's Fredrick van Wyk says: “On Friday morning, the suspect in the abduction case of Lucas Cedras was arrested in Kraaifontein. She is due to appear in Kuils River Magistrates Court on Monday (16 January).”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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