May 23, 2019 2:09 pm
Updated: May 23, 2019 11:36 pm

Mother of abandoned newborn at Georgina fire station found: York Regional Police

WATCH ABOVE: As Catherine McDonald reports, investigators are not looking at pursuing criminal charges but they are concerned about the mother's well being.


York Regional Police say officers have identified and found the mother of a baby boy who was left at a Georgina fire hall last Tuesday.

Police said the newborn swaddled in a scarf was found at the staff entrance at the rear of Georgina Fire Station 1-6, located in Sutton, Ont., just after 3 a.m.

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Police believe the baby was left at the fire hall sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 3 a.m.

Georgina Fire said crews had been out at another call and when they returned, a crew member heard an infant crying. The baby was transported to hospital as a precaution to be assessed.

Police said the baby and mother are in good health.

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