9-year-old stops woman taking newborn brother from hospital
01 August 2016, 18:55
Berlin – Police in Germany say the attempted abduction of a
newborn child was foiled by the quick reaction of his 9-year-old brother.
Hamburg police say a 34-year-old German woman had taken the baby
from a hospital room on Friday afternoon, while the mother was sleeping.
The brother followed the unnamed woman and talked to her,
whereupon she handed the day-old child back. She was arrested and taken to a
Police spokesman Ulf Wundrack said on Monday that the boy's
actions contributed "significantly" to the baby's return.