Police: Stranger stabs pregnant woman in Colorado, ‘removes’ her baby

LONGMONT, Colo. — A stranger stabbed a pregnant woman in Colorado and “removed” her baby, police said in a news release.

Officers were called to the 1600 block of Green Place at about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday on a reported stabbing.

“Officers arrived on scene and could hear a female calling for help inside the home. Officers entered the home and located a female who had been beaten and stabbed in the stomach,” Longmont police said in a statement obtained by KDVR.

Police said, "It was later learned, the female was pregnant and her baby had been removed. The victim was transported to the Longmont United Hospital where she underwent surgery and is expected to recover.”

Officers found the suspect, a 34-year-old woman, with a dead baby at Longmont United Hospital. They said she told hospital workers she had a miscarriage.

“The suspect and victim were not known to each other prior to this incident,” police said.

Detectives were obtaining a warrant to search the suspect’s home. They are expected to be there throughout Wednesday evening.