Baby nearly drowns in bathtub inside Frankford home

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A baby was rushed to the hospital after nearly drowning in a bathtub in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia, police said.

Officers responded to the home on 1600 block of Harrison Street around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The mother told police she left her two daughters, a 9-month-old and a 2-year-old, in the bathtub as she made a phone call.

The mother said when she returned a minute later, the 9-month-old was unresponsive.

Police said once the child was at the hospital, she had a pulse and was conscious.

The Special Victims Unit is investigating.
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