Newborn baby found abandoned in Sheepshead Bay

Police say the child’s mother was located at Coney Island Hospital.

Police say the child’s mother was located at Coney Island Hospital. (11/18/13)

BROOKLYN - A newborn baby was found abandoned in the middle of the night in a stroller in Sheepshead Bay.

Officials say the 1-month-old was discovered alone on East 9th Street and Avenue V at around 1 a.m.

The infant was taken to Coney Island Hospital where he was said to be in good health and handed over to ACS custody.

According to police, the child's mother was located at the same hospital, but they would not say what she was being treated for.

The mom has not been charged at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.  

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