Man charged after baby taken from Blacktown Hospital, NSW

A man has been charged after a newborn baby was allegedly taken from a hospital in Sydney’s west, NSW Police say.

Police will allege the 28-year-old man left Blacktown Hospital on Friday 6 October 2017 with a newborn baby and two women, aged 27 and 47.

The baby was located at a medical centre in Blacktown and is now in the care of another government agency.

About 3pm today, the 28-year-old man presented himself to Kempsey Hospital where he was assessed.

He was then taken to Kempsey Police Station where he was charged with take/detain child with intent to remove from parental control.

The man was refused bail and is due to appear before Port Macquarie Local Court tomorrow.

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