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Cries heard but no baby is found

A baby's cries coming from an office brought police and firefighters to a used car dealership.

But once they got inside, they discovered the wailing was coming from a CD recording.

A passer-by called police after she heard the cries late Sunday night. When no one responded to knocks on the door, firefighters began to take off the hinges, and a paramedic broke a small window to get in, according to a police report.

About that time, the dealership's manager showed up with a key.

Inside, authorities found a CD player programmed to continuously play a sound-effects track of a baby crying, the report stated. The volume had been turned up so it could be heard clearly outside.

Autohouse Used Cars manager Timothy Peregoy told police he didn't know who had set up the player.