Two persons are now in custody after the police found 3 month old Vernesha Evans, who was on Friday stolen in the parking lot at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James.
A 26 year old Bartender and a male friend were arrested after they were reportedly seen with the baby, when the officers visited a premises in Greens district, Norwood, St James on Sunday.
After acting on information from citizens, the police subsequently took the suspect into custody along with the young man who was also at the house.
The baby was medically examined and returned to the her parents.
In a statement from the Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the police thanked the citizens who contacted them, resulting in the return of the baby.
On Friday, its reported that the baby’s mother had asked the suspect, who allegedly befriended her, to hold the baby while she went to the restroom. However, when the mother returned, both her baby and the woman were gone.