Update (4:11 p.m.) – This just in from Oklahoma City police:
“Regarding the missing 4-day-old child, the mother and the child have been located alive and well at a residence in the 3300 block of N. Laird. The child will remain in DHS custody, and the mother is being interviewed by detectives at this time.”
OKLAHOMA CITY – A search is underway for a missing 4-day-old baby, according to the Oklahoma City Police Department.
Police said DHS placed the newborn with a family member due to concerns over the mother’s ability to care for the child.
The mother, 25-year-old Laysha Webb, allegedly took the baby around midnight Wednesday from the family member’s home near NE 8th and Stonewall.
Police said Webb left on foot and the two have yet to be located.
Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts should immediately call 911.