Police hunt MoBay baby thiefSunday, January 06, 2019
A woman is being sought by the Montego Bay Police after she allegedly stole a baby in the parking lot of the Cornwall Regional Hospital at Mount Salem in Jamaica's second city on Friday.
Police put out a notice to the public yesterday, through its Constabulary Communication Network, pleading for assistance in locating the baby girl, and apprehending the suspect.
According to the police, the baby is three weeks old of brown complexion and was wearing a pink outfit with pink and black socks at the time she was taken.
The suspect is described as being of brown complexion, medium build and is about 168 centimetres (5 feet 6 inches) tall. She was wearing a wig and a multi-coloured dress.
Reports are that the mother of the child was at the facility for an appointment when she was allegedly befriended by the suspect. About 1:50 pm, they both left the pharmacy at the hospital and ventured into the parking lot. The child's mother reportedly left the baby in the care of the suspect to use the restroom and upon her return, neither her child nor the woman was seen.
The police were summoned and an investigation commenced.
Anyone with information about the child and the suspect is being asked to contact the Montego Bay Police at (876) 979-8452, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.