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Abandoned Newborn Baby Found In Shoebox In Astoria

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A newborn baby was found in a shoebox on a street in Astoria Friday morning, according to authorities.

The baby girl, whose umbilical cord was still attached, was found shortly after 7 a.m. on 28th Street.

Police say the infant is either white or Hispanic. She was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital and was listed in stable condition.

Authorities canvassed the area, but so far, her parents haven’t been found. An investigation is underway and police are asking anyone who may recognize the child to call crime stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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