Ottawa authorities said the mother of the abducted infant is in custody. The baby was found safe.
— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) December 18, 2020
Authorities in Canada are searching for a 9-month-old baby who disappeared from Ottawa on Friday afternoon.
CBC reports that Magnolia “Maggie” Knox disappeared are around 12:08 p.m. near Lebreton Street N. and Booth Street, and Chaudière Bridge. She was last seen with her non-custodial mother, Sherma Knox.
Sherma Knox was seen holding Maggie while walking away. Authorities said they are concerned for the safety of both mother and child.
Maggie Knox is described as a black female with brown eyes and black hair. She weighs around 15 pounds and was last seen wearing navy leggings and a striped blue, red and pink shirt. She also had on a floral dress with a pink onesie and tan shoes.
The two were last seen at 12:08 p.m. in the area of Lebreton Street North and Booth Street in Ottawa.https://t.co/ajJ0IG1IBK
— CTV News (@CTVNews) December 18, 2020
Sherma Knox is described as a black female who stands 5-feet-7-inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds. She was last seen in a black parka, grey pants, black shoes, and a beige backpack.
Anyone with information is urged to call 911.
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[Feature Photo: Maggie Knox/Police Handout]