Sheriff: baby kidnapped in Fort Lauderdale found alive

A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Taraji Kemp, a black female, 2 months old, 22 inches tall, 14 pounds, black hair, brown eyes.
A Florida AMBER Alert has been issued for Taraji Kemp, a black female, 2 months old, 22 inches tall, 14 pounds, black hair, brown eyes.

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WFLA) – The baby girl kidnapped in Fort Lauderdale was found alive, WESH Orlando reported. The girl was in Orlando.

A tweet from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said Taraji was found in Orlando and has been taken to a local hospital, WESH reported.

Earlier Saturday Broward County Sheriff’s Office confirmed they have located Stephanie Augustin, 23, a person of interest in the case of an abducted infant in Fort Lauderdale, according to NBC Miami.

Augustin is with the BCSO detectives.

A Florida AMBER Alert was issued Saturday morning for a baby girl who was possibly abducted from her home in Fort Lauderdale by armed kidnappers. Taraji Kemp, a black female is 2 months old. She is about 22 inches tall, weighs 14 pounds, has black hair and brown eyes. The infant was last seen in the 2700 block of NW 14th Court in Fort Lauderdale. She was wearing a pink onesie and has a birthmark on her chest.

Broward County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Joy Oglesby says Taraji Kemp and her mother were asleep at a Fort Lauderdale home at about 11 p.m. Friday when armed intruders broke into the house and took the girl. A search of the neighborhood using dogs failed to find her, according to the Associated Press.

Stephanie Augustin was last seen driving a dark blue 2010 Nissan Altima with the license plate EHY Q79. According to Broward County Sheriff’s Office, she was found in Ft.Pierce.


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