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Police: Utah woman didn't know she was pregnant, gave birth on sidewalk

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A woman who claims she didn't know she was pregnant gave birth on a sidewalk in Cottonwood Heights Tuesday night. (FILE photo: KUTV)

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - A woman who claims she didn't know she was pregnant gave birth on a sidewalk in Cottonwood Heights Tuesday night.

Police say the 29-year-old woman left her residence to get pizza. On her return home, she stopped to go to the bathroom.

Residents nearby heard the woman calling for help just before 7 p.m., according to police.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the woman had given birth on the sidewalk.

The mother and baby were transported to Intermountain Medical Center and are in good condition, Dan Barlett, with the Cottonwood Heights Police Department, said.

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