Newborn baby girl is SNATCHED from hospital just hours old as police hunt for a 31-year-old woman and warn the infant is at ‘significant risk’
- Amber Alert issued for a newborn baby after she was snatched from hospital
- The little girl was snatched from Cairns Hospital in Queensland about 12.30pm
- Police have released a photo of a 31-year-old woman who they say took her
An Amber Alert has been issued for a newborn baby after she was snatched from the hospital just hours after she was born.
The little girl was taken from Cairns Hospital in Queensland about 12.30pm on Tuesday afternoon.
Police hold fears for her welfare, and are urging the public to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity in the region.
The newborn is considered to be at ‘significant risk’.
A photograph showing a 31-year-old woman described as being skinny, with black hair and a dark complexion has been released to the public.
Police allege she is the person who took the baby from the hospital.
She was last seen wearing a black shirt.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the woman or the baby are urged to come forward.
More to come.