Kidnapped Newborn Found in N.M.

Lubbock, Texas (AP) -- A newborn kidnapped from a hospital here was found safe in New Mexico on Sunday, police said.

Four-day-old Mychael Darthard-Dawodu was in good condition in Clovis, N.M., and transportation was being arranged to return the baby to Texas, said Lubbock police Lt. Scott Hudgens.

The infant was kidnapped early Saturday by a woman posing as a medical worker, police said. The woman walked out of Covenant Lakeside Hospital with the 5-pound baby hidden away in her purse, police said.

The abduction sparked a manhunt and multiple Amber Alerts in Texas and New Mexico. Tips about the abduction came in from across the region and the country, Hudgens said.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 6426597 - local8now.com/a?a=6426597
Gray Television, Inc.