Baby abandoned on subway platform

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IOL pic july8 new york subway baby abandoned Associated Press This image, provided by the New York Police Department, shows the baby girl who was abandoned at a subway station in the city. NYPD officers are searching for the woman who pushed the infant's pram on to a subway platform and then walked away. Picture: New York Police Department, via AP

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New York City police say they are searching for a woman who abandoned a baby at a Manhattan subway station.

According to WINS Radio, it happened at around noon on Monday.

Police say the woman pushed the baby's pram onto the platform when the northbound No. 1 train arrived at the Columbus Circle station. Then she got back onto the train.

Authorities say the baby is between six and seven months old. She was examined at Roosevelt Hospital. Police say there were no apparent signs of trauma.

The woman who abandoned the baby is described as 20 to 30 years old with medium-length black hair. She was last seen wearing a short-sleeved yellow blouse. - Sapa-AP

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