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CHATHAM, La. (AP) — An abandoned baby girl has been found on the steps of First Baptist Church in Chatham.

KNOE-TV reports the Jackson Parish Sheriff's Office is trying to identify the little girl. Sheriff Andy Brown believes the child was left sometime overnight and found Friday morning.

The little girl is believed to be 13 to 15 months old. She was wet and had several bug bites on her body. She was taken to the Jackson Parish Hospital and found to be in good health.

If you know the identity of the child, please contact the sheriff's office at 318-259-9021.


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