The 40-day-old girl was listed on the internet auction site last week at a price of 5,000 euros ($5,500). Police in the western city of Duisburg raided the parents’ apartment and put the girl into care. They opened an investigation on suspicion of human trafficking.READ MORE: 'Prolific' San Francisco Retail Theft Suspect Back In Jail After New Arrest
Police said Monday that the father went to authorities on Friday and admitted posting the offer. He gave investigators a cellphone he used to do so.READ MORE: Monterey County Employee Dies While Driving Heavy Equipment to Jobsite
Police have described the family as refugees, without giving further details.MORE NEWS: 73-Year-Old Woman Killed By Comfort Sheep At Cultivate Care Farms Near Boston
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