It wasn’t until nineteen hours later that Amy-Lee was found crying on a street corner.
Her aunt, Louise Horn, told TimesLIVE that a man and woman heard crying outside their home and took Amy-Lee to a police station.
She said, ‘Everything is okay, she wasn’t harmed. She also undergone tests at the hospital, so everything is okay. The family is still very heartbroken, but we are just thankful that she is alive.’
Ms Horn added, ‘It was the longest 19 hours of our family’s lives and we are really glad she is back with us.’
It’s said that after being reunited with her parents, Amy-Lee asked for her brother and a burger.
South African Police announced on Facebook that an investigation into the incident was ongoing.