LSP: Newborn taken by father returned to Monroe hospital

LSP: Newborn taken by father returned to Monroe hospital
35-year-old Travis Hargrove (Source: Louisiana State Police)

MONROE, La. (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police says a newborn baby that was taken from a hospital in Monroe Thursday night by his father has been returned.

According to LSP, 35-year-old Travis Hargrove left the St. Francis Medical Center located at 309 Jackson Street in Monroe around 11:20 p.m. Travis Hargrove Jr., who was born on October 22 at 7:04 a.m., was taken and concealed in a black backpack.

The baby is said to have been born with a medical condition that requires treatment.

State Police says the baby boy is back at the hospital and is in good health.

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