Baby boy kidnapped from home in Telford


A nine-week-old baby boy has been kidnapped from his home in Telford.

Officers were called to Manor Road in Arleston shortly before 3pm on Wednesday after a report that a baby had been snatched from a property, West Mercia Police said.

It is thought the boy may be in the company of a white woman who has dyed reddish-brown hair.

The baby was wearing a blue woollen jacket and a cream baby-gro with a teddy bear on the left-hand side.

Police are urgently appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the woman, who is around 5ft 5in.

A spokesman said: "She is also thought to have a lump under her nose and a gap between her front teeth. She is believed to be between 30 and 40 years of age.

"She was last seen wearing an army green zip-up jacket and a small black bag over her shoulder."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.