2 babies brought to Ohio hospital unconscious

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WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police in Warren are investigating the circumstances that brought two unconscious babies to a Warren hospital Tuesday.

Two children were taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital just before noon by the mother and grandmother.

Both children, who are under two years old, were resuscitated.

Tim Schaffner, executive director of Trumbull County Children Services, confirmed that the hospital staff used the drug naloxone to revive the children. Naloxone is used as an agent to reverse the effects heroin and other opioid overdoses.

An Akron Children’s Hospital medical helicopter was called to the hospital, but it is not clear who was taken in the aircraft, but both children ended up at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron.

Warren police and the Warren City Fire Department were called to a home on Randolph Street N.W. to investigate. Detectives are not releasing details about what they uncovered, but Trumbull County Children Services has been brought in on the case.

Both children were treated and are set to be released from the hospital some time Wednesday.

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