Mon Dec 05 00:19:08 SAST 2016

Baby stolen from hospital during visiting hours

TMG Digital | 2016-02-26 17:16:56.0

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A 10-day-old baby girl was stolen at Worcester Hospital on Thursday night‚ prompting police to issue an urgent appeal to the public to help find the infant.

The baby went missing at about 19:50 during the visiting hours at the hospital and was wearing a blue crawler and wrapped with a yellow and blue fleece blanket‚ Western Cape Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said.

"The circumstances surrounding the abduction of the baby are being investigated and we make an urgent appeal to the public to come forward with information that can lead to the recovery of the baby and the arrest of the suspect."

Worcester SAPS can be contacted on 023-348 8600 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.


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