A woman was caught after snatching a baby from inside 770 Lubavitch World Headquarters on Wednesday morning.
The mother let her child out of her eyesight for just moments at the Lubavitch World Headquarters on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights. That’s when a woman picked the child out of the stroller and began walking away.
The mother got a few feet away, while on her way to the bathroom, when she realized what was going on.
She then immediately reported the incident to the police mobile command center located on the corner, while witnesses simultaneously called Shmira.
Shmira began searching for the woman who snatched the child and alerted police to her location. The responding officers took the woman, who was also Jewish, into custody. The child was not harmed.
The 27-year-old woman was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation for a possible mental illness and is currently being questioned by the police.
In case of any emergency, do not hesitate to call Shmira at 718-221-0303 and 911.