According to railway police, the accused around 20-25 years of age came to the Chhattrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway station on Jun 10 around 2 am and took away the baby girl sleeping with her parents, who are contract labourers hailing from Vidharbha region of the state.
The footage showed a limping man alighting a train and wandering around the station before spotting a family with a sleeping baby. He then sat besides her and quietly took her away.
Police's efforts to nail the accused failed after which they decided to release photograph and CCTV footage, seeking help of the public, who can contact the police at 022-22620173 in case the accused is spotted.
The girl's parents used to clean the railway tracks, police said, adding that they were to board a train in the night but missed it, following which they decided to sleep at the railway station and catch the next train.