Police Arrest Man Dressed In Nurse Uniform For Stealing Baby In Lagos Hospital

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A man suspected to be mentally unstable has been arrested by police operatives in Lagos State for stealing a baby.

Channels Television gathered that the suspect – Olamilekan Adeoye – dressed in a nurse uniform at the Maternal and Child Hospital in Gbaja, Surulere Local Government Area of the state.

Speaking to Channels Television, one of the hospital workers said that suspect gained entrance into the second floor of the health facility which occupies, maternity ward, pregnant mothers, and babies.

“He came in and pounce on food and beverages for patients before he was noticed and arrested,” the eyewitness said.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Adekunle Ajisebutu, also confirmed the incident, stating that preliminary investigation shows that the suspect is mentally unstable.

Ajisebutu explained that the suspect was referred to the police hospital and has now been transferred to the psychiatric hospital in Yaba for further investigation.

The police spokesman stated that the parents of the suspect who lives in the Fadeyi area of the state have also been contacted and have confirmed that the suspect is not in a stable mental state.

According to the police spokesman, an investigation is on to ascertain the mental status of the suspect.

In a viral video which circulated earlier on Wednesday, the suspect was seen escorted out of the building by workers and a policeman.

Source: Channelstv