Woman, baby found safe after taken from NC home at gunpoint

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Police in Fayetteville, North Carolina, said a woman and a 1-month-old baby are safe after a man broke into a home and forced them into a car at gunpoint, according to WTVD. The man is in custody, according to police.

The home invasion and kidnapping happened Monday at 1:12 a.m.

Update 12:32 p.m. EST Jan 20: According to police, Wani Thomas broke into the home early Monday and forced Jasmine Livermore and the baby boy, Nathaniel Thomas, into a vehicle, WSOC-TV reported.

Authorities said Livermore and the child were found safe around 8 a.m., the television station reported. In a Facebook post, Fayetteville police said Wani Thomas was in custody and would be processed at the Cumberland County Detention Center.

Wani Thomas is in custody, he will be processed at the Cumberland County Detention Center later today. *** UPDATE...

Posted by Fayetteville Police Department on Monday, January 20, 2020

Original report: Police in Fayetteville, North Carolina, said a man broke into a home and forced a woman and a 1-month-old boy into a car at gunpoint, according to WTVD.

The home invasion and kidnapping happened Monday at 1:12 a.m.

Wani Thomas broke into a home on Tangerine Drive and forced Jasmine Livermore and the baby boy, Nathaniel Thomas, into a vehicle, police said.

Authorities are currently searching for all three.

Thomas is considered armed and dangerous and last seen wearing a brown jacket with blue jeans. Livermore, 20, was last seen wearing gray pants, a brown shirt and a camouflage jacket.

Anyone with information should call Fayetteville police at (910) 676-2597 or Cumberland County Crimestoppers at (910) 483-8477.

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