12/02/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Craigslist Baby Hoax Sends Colorado Springs Police Scrambling

A posting offering up a baby to the first taker turned out to be a hoax, Colorado Springs police said Saturday morning.

Police had been scrambling through the night to make sure the child was safe after receiving a report of the Internet offer about 10 p.m. Friday. The ad said that someone needed to take the baby or the toddler would die.

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