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Missing baby recovered in Iowa

Friday, February 07, 2014 - 01:20

Feb. 7 - Police say a missing six-day old infant from Wisconsin was found swaddled in a blanket at an Iowa gas station. Deborah Gembara reports.

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A newborn that went missing from his Wisconsin home on Thursday is alive and well in Iowa. Chief Steven Kopp, Town of Beloit Police Dept. SOUNDBITE: Beloit Police Chief Steven Kopp saying: "At approximately 10-15 this morning, Police Chief Mike Horihan, West Branch, Iowa Police Department, found Kayden in a tote bag, swaddled in blankets, at a gas station near Route 80." Authorities launched a multi-state state search for the child on Thursday after his mother woke to find him missing from his bassinet. SOUNDBITE: FBI Acting Special Agent G. B. Jones. "The police chief in West Branch, Iowa, was checking areas along the interstate corridor. He heard the baby's cries and recovered the baby." Police say a woman by the name of Kristen Smith has been taken into custody in connection with the case. No charges have been filed. They also say Kayden is undergoing medical tests and should reunited with his parents soon.

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Missing baby recovered in Iowa

Friday, February 07, 2014 - 01:20