A man in Tirumala abducted an 18-month old baby from Maharashtra, a police official said on Saturday.
The baby was taken away from his parents while they were sleeping in an open area before offering prayers to Lord Venkateshwara on the hill shrine on Friday morning, superintendent of police KKN Anburajan told media persons.
Based on a complaint from the baby's parents, police registered a case and examined the footage of CCTV which showed the boy being carried away by a man wearing a monkey cap.
Police teams have been sent to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Karnataka to catch the abductor and rescue the baby.
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