KEENE, N.H. (CBS) — One woman’s life-like baby doll looks so real, it led to a hot car rescue by New Hampshire police.
On July 23, Keene police responded to multiple calls of an infant left in a car at a Walmart parking lot.READ MORE: Anyone Age 12 And Up Now Eligible For COVID Vaccines In Massachusetts
The baby was in a real infant car seat with light blanket draped on top. The responding officer noticed the baby wasn’t moving and smashed the car window and pulled her out. When he began performing CPR, he noticed the infant wasn’t real.
The doll was a “reborn doll,” made from silicone and detailed to replicate a real infant.READ MORE: It Happens Here: Former Kingston Oyster Farmer Pivots To Fashion With 'The Oyster Bag'
The doll’s owner, Carolynne Seiffert of Brattleboro, Vermont, began collecting the dolls after her son died.
“I’d like this whole incident to have never happened,” Seiffert said in a written statement. “I was excited to have this type of doll and wanted her with me.”
Seiffert created a custom sticker to put on her car window to avoid confusion in the future.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Police agreed to pay for the damages to Seiffert’s car.