On 3-10-2007 at approximately 1:20 a.m. the Lubbock Police Department was notified of kidnapping that had occurred at Covenant Lakeside Hospital. Patrol officers responded and immediately began a search for the victim and suspect. Detectives from the persons crimes and juvenile crimes section also responded and have begun their investigation.
A person posing as a hospital employee entered the victim's hospital room and took the infant, Mychael Darthard-Dawodu.
The suspect is described as an African American female in her early 20's, approximately 5'3" tall and 150 pounds. She has a round face and black hair that has been dyed auburn and was pulled back in a short ponytail with a scrunchy. She was last seen wearing a pink hospital scrub style shirt with purple and blue flowers, blue scrub style pants, a black jacket with fur around the hood and carrying a tan purse/bag.
The suspect was last seen in a 2000-2006 red Dodge pick-up truck with black trim and tinted windows.
The victim is a 3-day-old African American female approximately 1'7" long and 5.2 pounds. She is jaundiced and in need of medical attention.