Abandoned baby girl found near West Town school, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Abandoned baby found on West Side: CPD
An abandoned baby was found in the 1800 block of West Ohio Street in West Town, Chicago police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A baby was found on Chicago's West Side on Tuesday afternoon, Chicago police said.

Police said the baby girl was found in the West Town neighborhood's 1800 block of West Ohio Street, near a school, just before 3:50 p.m. Chopper 7 was over the scene.

Responding officers took the baby to Lurie Children's Hospital, CPD said. She has since been released to DCFS.

So far, there is no word on baby's condition. Police did not immediately provide further information.

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