Code Pink Hits California Hospital When Baby Is Removed

Mother disappears with baby after tampering with neonatal monitoring system


Baby abductions are rare and mostly take place at hospitals, according to a 2005 report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The report found that of the 230 infant abductions nationwide from 1983 to 2004 -- 116 occurred at health care facilities. All but five of those hospital-abducted babies, the report said, were later found.

Mercury News researcher Diana Stickler contributed to this report.

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