SC deputies seek to identify abandoned toddler

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Thursday, April 4, 2013

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) -- Anderson County sheriff's deputies are trying to identify a toddler left on a doorstep.

A girl appearing to be between 2 and 3 years of age was left on the doorstep of a home late Tuesday.

She was wearing a Dora the Explorer coat and boots and a shirt and diaper with a handwritten note to call authorities.

Roy Campbell says he doesn't know why the toddler was left in a stroller at his home.

The child has been placed into protective custody and is staying with foster parents. Sheriff's deputies say a medical exam showed no problems, but scarring indicated the young girl had been through heart surgery.

Deputies were still looking for the girl's parents late Thursday morning.

(Copyright 2013, The Associated Press)

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