Delaware police tentatively indentify abandoned girl; New Jersey agency takes over investigation of the case

    Police in Newark say they now know the identity of a girl who was left at a gas station over the weekend. The focus of the investigation now heads to New Jersey.

    Police in Newark, Delaware believe they’ve successfully identified a toddler that was left in a gas station bathroom over the weekend. 

    Police  say they’re not able to release more information about who she is due to the on-going investigation involving multiple jurisdictions.  In fact, police have now said all information on the case will now come from the Middlesex County, New Jersey prosecutors office.  No details were given on why they are now the lead police agency investigating the case.

    The girl has been checked by a doctor and found to be in good health.  She’s been placed in a temporary home by the state Division of Family Services.

    She was found at the Shell station on South College Avenue Sunday afternoon after a customer heard crying from inside the men’s bathroom.  When she was found, she was wearing a tan puffy winter coat, a purple with small flowers on it.  She was wearing pink, white and purple sneakers.

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