Newborn baby found in a gym bag on LI

August 19, 2008 3:36:27 PM PDT
Authorities responding a 911 call found a newborn baby in a duffel bag on a corner in Hempstead, Long Island. Authorities will not elaborate on the call they received around 11p.m. Monday night.

When officials arrived they found a newborn baby girl in a Polo gym bag on Clinton Street and Van Cott Avenue. She was reportedly wrapped in clothing.

Eyewitness News is told she is 6-pounds, 12-ounces and still attached to the umbilical cord. She was taken to an area hospital where she was in good condition.

Police are asking anyone with information to give them a call right away.

Eyewitness News will have much more on this story tonight at 5:00 p.m. ---
WEB PRODUCED BY: Lakisha Bostick

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