Mother takes child from local hospital against medical advice

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A mother left St. Bernards Medical Center with her infant against medical advice Monday afternoon.

According to St. Bernards, the medical center instituted an infant abduction code, contacted the Jonesboro Police Department and searched the hospital. However, after the search, the mother and infant weren't inside the hospital.

The Department of Human services was also involved in the case. The mother later returned to the hospital with her child Monday evening.

The issue has been resolved at this time.

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