Baby Found in Shoebox with Breathing Hole in Long Island Lobby
An abandoned baby was found in a shoebox with a breathing hole in the lobby of an apartment building in Long Island, New York today. Less than a day old, the infant was noticed by a man who heard her crying from in side a Timberland shoebox. Estimated to be less than a day old, the baby's umbilical cord was tied with dental floss.
The girl, whose identity remains unknown, appears to be healty.
Police are hunting the mother, who will face child abandonment charges.
The infant was described as light skinned, white or Hispanic, and was dressed in a striped one-piece outfit and another yellow onesie emblazoned with the word "bounce."