A man who was visiting his wife and newborn child at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in orange had his wallet stolen while it was left with his personal belongings in his wife’s room.

Officer Howard Devault met with the victim, Curtice Colton, of Orange at Domino’s Pizza in the 7100 block of N. Hwy 87 to get the man’s statement.

Colton told police that his brown tri-fold wallet, containing $500 was stolen while he was visiting his wife and child at the hospital Tuesday, April 3. Colton stated that he also had his Master Card in the wallet, but has since cancelled the card.

Colton said that nurses and housekeeping were frequent visitors to the room, but he didn’t know the names of all the persons coming and going from the room.