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Woman, man accused of kidnapping a newborn baby from under mom's nose in Massachusetts

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Source: Worcester police

Aug. 23 2021, Published 9:58 a.m. ET

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A couple faces criminal charges after kidnapping a newborn baby and leaving the child at a Massachusetts Subway, police said.

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Around 9:15 a.m. on Aug. 21, Worcester police responded to a report of a woman missing her 4-day-old baby. The victim said she had been in contact with an acquaintance on Facebook.

The acquaintance — identified as Kassidy Lauziere-Cuevas, 19 — and the victim were just friends on social media and had not yet met in person, according to Worcester police. But, they decided to meet for coffee and Lauziere-Cuevas picked up the woman and her newborn.

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The trio stopped at a gas station, where the mom went inside the store, police stated. Lauziere-Cuevas then drove off with the baby.

The mom flagged down police and a search started for Lauziere-Cuevas and the vehicle.

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About an hour later, police found the vehicle, but the baby and Lauziere-Cuevas were missing.

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Police learned Lauziere-Cuevas might be with a man, Daquan Jefferson, 23, and the baby. Around noon, officers received a call that a man left the baby at a Sunway shop. Police responded to the restaurant and reunited the baby with her mom.

The baby appeared to be safe and unarmed.

Officers found Lauziere-Cuevas and Jefferson at a nearby Wendy’s and arrested them, according to Worcester police. They were both charged with kidnapping and reckless endangerment of a child.

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