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Police: Premature newborn left on hood of car in Connecticut

Posted at 7:02 AM, Mar 25, 2022

MANSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A premature newborn baby was abandoned on the hood of a parked car in Connecticut, police said.

A woman called 911 on Wednesday to report that an unknown man had placed a baby on the hood of her parked car in Mansfield. The man then got in a dark-colored car and fled, Connecticut state police said in a news release.

The infant was brought to a hospital and determined to have been born prematurely at 28 to 30 weeks, police said. The baby was listed in stable condition at the hospital on Thursday, they said.