Medford street birth

, Posted: Wed, July 23 2014 at 10:45 AM, Updated: Wed, July 23 2014 at 11:47 AM

Medford, Ore. --- A bizarre incident in Medford around 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning when police chased a woman who had just given birth.

Police received reports of a woman walking down West Jackson street, covered in blood and holding a baby, she initially ran, but police caught up with her at 3rd and Ivy, medics took the baby and mother to the hospital, they're okay this morning.

Police say the mother has mental health issues and health and human services is taking over the case.

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