Kidnapped Soweto baby boy reunited with family

Kidnapped Soweto baby boy reunited with family

Gauteng police have confirmed that a four-month-old baby boy who was kidnapped outside his home in Dobsonville, Soweto has been reunited with his family.

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The child was abducted on Tuesday afternoon and the police managed to rescue him within hours after the ordeal.

Police spokesperson Athlenda Mathe says the matter was reported to the police who immediately mobilised a search party.

"The SAPS team traced the baby to the Roodepoort mining area just after 23:00 on the same night.

“The infant was rescued and taken to a nearby health facility for medical examination. Once cleared, the infant was safely reunited with his parents," says Mathe.

She says the police have launched a manhunt for the group of kidnappers who fled into the bushes.


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