Monday, June 05, 2006

Amber alert for 4 day old Lubbock Baby Girl

Priscilla Nicole Maldonado disappeared about 1:10 PM Sunday afternoon. She was abducted by a woman who has befriended the Mother while she was in the hospital. She posed as a nurse, but there is no indication she was an employee at the hospital. And, nobody knew the woman, who identifed herself as Lisa Stewart.

The baby girl has been diagnosed with jaundice and is in need of medical care.The woman took the baby and disappeared as the mother, Erica Ysasaga
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turned to take care of her two year old.

Police described the woman they were seeking in the disappearance as white, between the ages of 30 to 40, weighing 140-150 pounds and having dirty blond hair.

They also were looking for a red Pontiac four-door car and a white van, which were seen in the area of the disappearance in central Lubbock.

The baby was wearing only a diaper and socks, and wrapped in a blue receiving blanket, when she was taken.
UPDATE: A woman fitting the description of the woman who took the baby has been arrested. She was reported by the Lubbock Heart Hospital as fitting the description. She was arrested for unauthorized use of a stolen car from Abilene.

A hunt for the baby is still underway.

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