Kidnapped Durban baby has been found alive and well

[This article has been updated] One-month-old Siwaphiwe Mbambo was found in the early hours of Sunday morning following two days of searches by police and community members.

The infant was snatched from her mother on Friday afternoon during a hijacking.

The police's Thulane Zwane says three suspects have been arrested.

On Friday it was reported that a one month old baby is missing after a hijack that took place on Friday afternoon. Police later recovered the car in Montclair.

The police say they are still appealing to the community of Durban to come forward with any information they may have.

We have already interviewed a few people in the vicinity

Thulani Zwane, Spokesperson of South African Police Service, Kwa-Zulu Natal

For the full interview listen to audio below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Kidnapped Durban baby has been found alive and well


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