Woman Arrested in Connection with CRH Baby Abduction


A woman was arrested and charged in relation to the abduction of a baby at the Cornwall Regional Hospital on Friday, January 4.

Charged with the offence of Child Stealing is 26-year-old Melissa Harriott of Norwood in Montego Bay, St. James.

Reports are about 1:50 p.m. the child’s mother reportedly left the baby in the care of the suspect to use the restroom.

Upon the mother’s return, neither her child nor Ms Hariott was seen. The Police were summoned and an investigation commenced.

Harriott is to appear in the St. James Parish Court next week.


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