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Police search for newborn baby they believe was tossed in the trash in Brooklyn

Posted at 7:51 PM, May 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-24 22:10:57-04

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police in Brooklyn are searching for a newborn baby they fear might have been tossed in the trash, police sources said Wednesday.

Officers responded to an apartment on Sackman Street in Brownsville after a family member called the police.

Sources say the mother possibly had a stillborn birth and tossed the baby.

Police are searching nearby trash, incinerators and a nearby school after NYPD dogs picked up on a suspicious scent in the bathroom.

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