Newark police still haven’t learned the name of background of a two year old girl who was left at a gas station on Sunday.
Newark Police are trying to determine the identity of a toddler who was left inside a men’s restroom at the Shell gas station on South College Avenue on Sunday afternoon.
The abandoned girl, who is believed to be about two years old, was found by a customer who heard cries from inside the bathroom. Cpl. Paul Keld said the girl’s limited vocabulary is making it difficult to figure out her identity.
” What she is telling us is not helping us identify who she is or where she came from so right now, we’re focusing on the calls we’ve received from the people who have seen and heard about this story and we’re trying to identify her family and who she is through that information right now. ”
After examination from a doctor, the unidentified girl was found to be in good health and has been placed in temporary foster care until her family is found.
Police say the gas station’s video surveillance system was not functioning at the time of the event making it extra hard to identify a suspect.
Anyone with more information about the child is asked to call Newark Police at 302-366-7111