Palma de Mallorca: – Attempted child kidnapping in Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca: – Attempted child kidnapping in Mallorca

Police on the Spanish island of Mallorca arrested a Spanish citizen after he tried to steal a newborn from a hospital in Palma de Mallorca.

According to the Mallorcan newspaper Ultima Hora The 49-year-old was admitted to Son Latzer Hospital early in the morning of Monday, July 10.

– Give me this

The 49-year-old is said to have burst into a room and shouted, “I’m a cop. This kid’s mine. Give him to me,” according to the newspaper.

In the room there was a woman and her mother – and a newborn baby.

Reportedly, the man showed his mobile phone as if it was a police ID, writes Ultima Hora.

Arrest: The incident took place in the Son Latzer Hospital in the city of Palma de Mallorca. Photo: Policia Nacional
Show more

The oldest woman, the child’s grandmother, is said to have tried to mediate with the man, before the three locked themselves in the toilet.

“When the man left the room to speak to the health workers, the child’s grandmother took the opportunity to raise the alarm. The hospital security service was notified and the man was arrested until the police arrived.”

Transfer to psychiatry

According to police sources, the man parked his car in a handicapped parking lot just outside the hospital, so that he could get away quickly if he managed to kidnap an infant.

The headless body of a child washes ashore in Spain

The headless body of a child washes ashore in Spain

“I just wanted to grab someone and get out of there,” the 49-year-old reportedly told police.

Ultima Hora writes that the man has now been taken to a psychiatric department for examination.

See also  Agreement on tentative debt ceiling agreement in the USA - NRK Urix - Foreign news and documentaries
Jabori Obasanjo

Jabori Obasanjo

"Coffee trailblazer. Certified pop culture lover. Infuriatingly humble gamer."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *