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Police Seek Suspect in Unusual Kidnapping Case

Police Seek Suspect in Unusual Kidnapping Case

Posted - Jan. 16, 2004 at 7:50 a.m.



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(KSL News) A bizarre kidnapping has police on the hunt for a man this morning.

It happened just before 10:00 last night. Police say a mother went to use a neighbor's telephone and when she returned home a few minutes later, her three-month old baby was gone.

Det. Dwayne Baird/ Salt Lake City Police Department: "She had learned that the baby was taken because she was preparing to testify in a court case, and that the baby would be returned upon the deal with the mother that she would not testify in the court case."

Police soon found the baby about two miles south of the home, in the Glendale area, unharmed. But the person who took the baby is still missing.

Police believe they know who he is, and they are following several leads to find him.

As for the mother and baby, they are are in police protection while officers investigate.

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