Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 2-day-old baby boy who was allegedly abducted from a Philadelphia hospital by his mother.


 

 Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 2-day-old baby boy who was allegedly abducted from a Philadelphia hospital by his mother.

Philadelphia police say authorities are looking for the mother, 39-year-old Tonya Dixon. Police say Dixon took the child, who is in need of medical care, from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania around noon Thursday.

Police say the child was already in the custody of the Department of Human Services, which has custody of the woman's seven other children.


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