UPDATE: Missing Baby from Magee-Womens Hospital FOUND

The boy was found safe in downtown Pittsburgh.

UPDATE: The boy .

Law enforcement authorities around western Pennsylvania are searching for a 3-day-old boy who was abducted on Thursday from Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC in Pittsburgh's Oakland area, according to Pittsburgh police and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Police are questioning a woman from Wilkinsburg Borough in connection with the abduction, according to the Post-Gazette and KDKA

A woman took the 3-day-old black infant from Magee at about 2:30 p.m., according to an Amber Alert notice.

Investigators said that the young woman who took the baby is black, weighs about 180 pounds, wore her hair in a ponytail and was dressed in medical scrubs, according to the Amber Alert. The woman is not believed to be a UPMC employee, according to a statement released by hospital officials.

In the statement, officials confirmed the abduction of the baby boy from the hospital while his family was preparing to take him home.

Hospital officials have implemented lockdown and other security procedures and are working with investigators, according to the statement.

The baby's name is Bryce Coleman, the Post-Gazette reports, and he was wearing a a white shirt and diaper when he was taken.

The woman is believed to be a stranger to the baby's family.

Anyone with information about the baby's whereabouts is asked to immediately call 911 or notify local police.


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Robert Edward Healy, III August 23, 2012 at 10:28 PM
Wow. In a quick turn of good news, the missing baby has been FOUND.
Janet Vucich August 23, 2012 at 11:20 PM
The big question is how on earth did this happen? My boys were born in a small town in PA and even THEY had I.D. bracelets for both baby and mom as well as "lockdown" exits on the maternity floor. Thank God he is safe but this should never have happened.
Concerned August 24, 2012 at 02:05 AM
Where were the parents at after the bracelet was removed?
Lnamom August 24, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Few things that went wrong here that could have prevented this from happening. One a locked down unit. I've been in several hospitals to have my babies and each unit was locked down with security measures in place. my favorite was a hospital that had an entry door where a nurse had to buzz you in the door had a large window that covered almost the entire door so it was easy to see who was coming in. Most hospital birthing and post care units are locked down for the safety of the families. 2. If this person was wearing scrubs and didn't work there why didn't this raise a red flag to someone in the hospital. Everyone should have IDs and no doubt she had none. 3. Someone had to see this woman carrying out the infant so why didn't someone either stop her or alert someone?


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