Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia British boy kidnapped — (UPDATE) The kidnapping of a 20-month-old British boy from his home in an affluent suburb of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has sent shockwaves through the neighborhood.
A friend of the family has urged the media to help find the boy, and a photo of the boy and an accompanying message is circulating on social media:
It reads: “URGENT: Please share! Freddy (20 months old) was kidnapped on Jalan Terasek 7 at approximately before 6pm. Suspects in a White Toyota Camry BKP 4386. If you have any info, please contact Paul on 012-2036264.”
“We just want Freddie back, that’s it,” said the friend.
Social media has been buzzing about the kidnapping, and the twitpic of Freddie with the accompanying message has been widely shared.
Police say they believe the kidnappers knew the family, but the mother did not recognize the man who snatched the child, according to a report.