Ill Newborn Recovered after Parents Take Her From Hospital

MANY, La. (AP) – Authorities say the parents of a seriously ill newborn have been arrested in Alabama after they took the child away from a Louisiana hospital. Louisiana State Police say the baby girl was born early Sunday with a life-threatening condition. Police say she was to be transferred from Sabine Medical Center in western Louisiana to a hospital in Shreveport. But the parents left the medical center with her. An endangered child alert was issued. And state police reported at mid-morning that the couple had been arrested in Monroeville, Alabama. The baby girl was recovered and hospitalized in stable condition.

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