Five month old baby abducted in Somerset West
By Mandisi Tyulu
24 December 2008
The Somerset West Police are requesting the assistance of the public in finding 5 month old Leabona Guvana, who was allegedly abducted from a hospital in Lourensford Road, Somerset West.
Inspector Bernadine Steyn says the baby was taken to hospital by her mother who resides in Grabouw, after she had fallen ill.
“Late last night a woman who’s identity is not known went to the hospital and told staff that she is the mother’s niece from Grabouw, after which she stayed with the baby. She told the mother of one of the patients that she was from Khayelitsha.”
“It is alleged that the woman took the baby between 08:00 and 09:00 this morning and left the hospital,” says Steyn.
“The suspect is believed to be about 35 years old and had a white jacket and blue jeans on.”
The have established a Joint Operation Centre at Somerset West Police station and anyone with information is requested to contact them on (021) 850 1326.