Police looking for family members of abandoned baby left at Ontario fire hall

May 16 2019, 1:18 am

York Regional Police have asked for the public’s assistance locating the family members of a newborn baby boy who was left outside of an Ontario fire hall, early Tuesday morning.

According to police, on Tuesday, May 14, just after 3 am, officers were called to Georgina Fire Station 16 on 37 Snooks Road, which is located just over an hour north of Toronto, after receiving a report that a baby had been found.

Police say the newborn was left outside of the fire station sometime between 2:30 am and 3 am.

The infant was found lying in the grass right beside the fire station, wrapped in a grey scarf and wearing a blue knit toque.

The baby was showing no signs of injury, but was taken to hospital as a precaution and is currently in good health.

The Children’s Aid Society of York Region is now involved and the baby is in its care.

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Investigators with the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit are appealing to the public for any information on the identity of the parents or any other family members.

They are also appealing for the mother of the baby to seek any medical attention that she might need and to make contact with police as soon as possible.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7071, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online.

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