Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Alleged baby snatcher in Montego Bay for court on Wednesday

The woman who allegedly stole a three-week-old baby from the Cornwall Regional Hospital grounds in St James on Friday, January 4, is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, January 16.

The 26-year-old resident of Norwood, Montego Bay in the parish, has been identified as Melissa Harriott. She is scheduled to appear in the St James Parish Court on a charge of child stealing.

Harriot was arrested on Sunday, January 6, when she was found with the stolen child.

The baby girl was allegedly snatched when her mother left her in Harriott’s care on the hospital compound and went to use the restroom.


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