Girl, 9, gives birth as police hunt dad

Published: 08/02/2013

A nine-year-old girl has given birth in western Mexico and police say they are looking for the alleged father, a 17-year-old.

The authorities have classified it as a rape or sexual abuse case.

Jalisco state police spokesman Lino Gonzalez says the baby girl was born last week at a hospital in the city of Guadalajara. He says the girl and her baby are doing well. She was born on January 27 in Zoquipan Hospital in Jalisco state, weighing 5lb 7oz.

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