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.

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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.

READ MORE: Newborn abandoned at Georgina fire station, York Regional Police say

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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