A man was on Monday nabbed through the combined efforts of a soldier and hoodlums after he allegedly stole a car and tried to escape with an 11-month-old baby in it.
Adebowale Olayinka who narrated the story on Facebook said a woman parked her car by the roadside to “quickly buy meat in Gbagada”. The woman left the engine running because her baby and her grandmother were in the car.
The thief reportedly kicked the grandmother out of the car and tried to escape with the baby.
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“A woman car was snatched yesterday afternoon with 11 month old baby inside the car.
The woman parked along the road and left the baby and her granny inside the car with the car engine running to buy meat at the road side along Gbagada, Lagos and the kidnapper entered the car and sent the granny down and drove off the car with the baby.
Fortunately a soldier was passing by, immediately he took a bike to run after him, this led to multiple accident on the road and the car stopped working and kidnapper decided to lock himself and the baby inside the car in the middle of express way but area boys came to rescue of the baby.
He was caught and was taken to Pedro Police station at Somolu. Please always be careful of leaving children in a car alone or with anybody, if you are going to buy anything, make sure the car is locked even if the engine is still working.”