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Missing baby found unharmed in Quebec

By The Canadian Press

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. - A one-day old child who was abducted from a hospital in Trois-Rivieres, Que., Monday evening has been found unharmed.

The missing baby prompted Quebec Provincial Police to issue an Amber Alert just before 7 p.m. and it was cancelled shortly after 10 p.m.

Police say the woman who allegedly kidnapped the child day was arrested at her home.

Police earlier said a woman entered the St. Mary`s Hospital wearing a nurse outfit and entered the bedroom of a new mother under false pretences.

She left a few moments later with a baby wrapped in a blue blanket.

The woman who was sought is about 30 and was seen driving a red Toyota Yaris hatchback with a "Baby on Board" sticker on the rear window .

Several roadblocks were erected in Trois-Rivieres to search for the suspect vehicle.

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