An eight-day-old infant was taken from her mother's back in Zola North, Soweto, on Friday afternoon, prompting the police to begin a search for the two individuals responsible for the theft.
The mother, who was 36 years old, had just exited a taxi and was going home on Bendile Road when she was approached by the people who stole her baby.
When an unknown man and woman approached the woman, she was carrying her infant on her back and covering it with a blue blanket, according to the spokeswoman for the Gauteng police department, Lt. Col. Mavela Masondo. According to the allegations, the man pointed a handgun at the mother and then forcibly snatched the child from her custody." The two suspects ran away in a speedy manner after jumping into a white vehicle. Police are currently conducting an investigation into a case of kidnapping and are seeking for the culprits as well as the infant,"
At the time of her kidnapping, Baby Hlelokuhle Khumalo was wearing a brown top and brown leggings. [Case in point] Police are appealing to anyone who may have information that can help in the search for the suspects and the baby to please call the investigating officer, Sergeant Ntombi Masango, on 078 144 7684, or to call the nearest police station or crime stop on 08600 10111." "Police are appealing to anyone who may have information that can help in the search for the suspects and the baby to please call the investigating officer, Sergeant Ntombi Masango."
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