Woman charged after baby taken from Blacktown Hospital, NSW

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

Police will allege the 27-year-old woman left Blacktown Hospital on Friday 6 October 2017 with a newborn baby.

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

Following ongoing investigations, officers arrested the woman at Blacktown Police Station about 1pm today.

She was charged with take/detain child with intent to remove from parental control.

The woman was refused bail and is due to appear before Blacktown Local Court tomorrow.

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