Birth captured on Google Street View – or was it?

Mystery surrounds an image of a woman giving birth on the pavement in Germany, apparently caught by Google cameras

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An image apparently captured by Google Street View of a woman giving birth on the pavement has caused a stir on the web. Following other recent bizarre sightings caught on Google’s cameras, the latest features a woman lying on a towel on the side of the street having just given birth to her baby. However, all might not be as it seems.

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The image, taken on Hubertusallee Street in Berlin, sees a dramatic scene of an unexpected birth with a car haphazardly parked on the pavement and the woman lying on the ground and a man with a newborn baby in his hands. However, it has since been discovered to be a hoax after Google Germany confirmed it on Twitter.

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It is not known who was responsible and the image has since been removed from Google Street View.

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