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Child kidnapped from Stephenville home found safe

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STEPHENVILLE, Texas -  STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A West Texas woman has been charged with aggravated kidnapping after a
baby was abducted from outside a home in Stephenville but found hours later
unharmed. Erath County jail records show 38-year-old Latonya Suzette
McLain of Dublin was being held Saturday on $50,000 bond. Investigators
say a tip help lead to the 2-month-old girl, who was located late Friday
afternoon at the home of some relatives of the suspect near Dublin, about 10
miles away. Police say McLain allegedly approached the child's mother in
a garage before taking the baby Friday morning. Stephenville police Chief Pat
Bridges says McLain then allegedly told people that the child belonged to
her. Jail records do not list an attorney for McLain. Stephenville
is about 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth. Investigators
were monitoring social media as the search for the baby began, and on a Facebook
page, the name of the suspect was mentioned in the comments section.
 Soon, police got a tip that a person saw the suspect with the
baby. Police then went to McClain's Dublin, Texas home, where they found the

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