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Police have found abducted infant taken at a CVS Pharmacy

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April Michelle Hernandez Del-Rio April Michelle Hernandez Del-Rio

An 8-day-old infant is back home with his mother tonight, after police say he was kidnapped earlier Wednesday afternoon. 

Around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Charleston County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the CVS Pharmacy on Highway 78 and Ladson Road for an abducted infant. The mother told police she was driven to the store by a friend and then went into the store to "grab a few things," leaving the 8 day old infant with her friend, 31-year-old April Michelle Hernandez Del-Rio, in the car.

Police said when the mother came out of the store, Del-Rio and the infant were gone. 

The infant was located a few hours later in good health.  He was taken to the hospital and returned to his mother.

Del-Rio has been arrested and is being charged with kidnapping. She will have bond court Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m.


 

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