May 27, 2014 3:35 pm

Baby taken from hospital found safe and sound: Quebec police

MONTREAL – Quebec provincial police have confirmed that a newborn baby taken from a hospital has been found, safe and sound.

The Sûreté du Québec confirmed via Twitter that the baby had been found safe and sound in an apartment in Trois-Rivieres, and a suspect had been arrested.

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Authorities issued an Amber alert after the newborn was taken from a hospital in Trois-Rivieres Monday night.

Just before 10 p.m., police were searching for a woman dressed as a nurse, who allegedly took the one-day-old baby from St. Mary’s Hospital just before 7 p.m.

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Described as five-foot-four and 130 pounds, the woman was seen driving off in a red Toyota Yaris hatchback with a “Baby on Board” decal on the rear window.

Watch: Police return stolen baby to mother in Trois-Rivieres

READ MORE: Baby abductions from Canadian hospitals 

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