• Woman charged in possible abduction of 1-year-old girl

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    PITTSBURGH - A 1-year-old girl was taken to a hospital for evaluation after a possible abduction in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood, police said.

    The babysitter ran to the store and left her teenager to care for the girl, according to a criminal complaint. During that time, a woman who was known to the family went into the home about 8 p.m. and took the child without permission.

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    Police began a search of the area, and around 9:30 p.m. stopped the 27-year-old suspect’s vehicle on the Birmingham Bridge. The girl was found safe in the vehicle, but she was taken to UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for evaluation.

    Nayshell Sly was taken to police headquarters for questioning. She is charged with kidnapping, burglary and interference with custody of children.


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