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

Woman, baby found safe after taken from NC home at gunpoint
Wani Thomas broke into a home on Tangerine Drive and forced Jasmine Livermore and the baby boy, Nathaniel Thomas, into a vehicle, police said. (Fayetteville Police Department)

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.

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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.

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.