- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 21, 2015

ADAMSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Adamsville Police are searching for a robber who used a baby as a human shield during an attempted burglary.

WBRC-Birmingham reports (https://bit.ly/1G4fJ35) police are searching for two burglars who fled a man’s home Tuesday when the homeowner arrived and started firing warning shots. Police said one of the men held up a baby as a human shield before the two successfully escaped into nearby woods.

The homeowner had been alerted about the robbers after a neighbor called him to report the suspicious activity.

Police could not confirm who the child belongs to, or the child’s condition.

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Information from: WBRC-TV, https://www.myfoxal.com/

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