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Baby Left At South Florida Fire Station

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File photo of a firehouse. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

File photo of a firehouse. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

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DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Department of Children and Families is taking care of a baby boy who was left outside a South Florida fire station.

Davie police say the little boy, believed to be between four and eight months old, was found Thursday afternoon. The child was taken to a hospital to be checked out and turned over to the child protection agency.

Doctors say the child is healthy.

The baby was left around 3:30 p.m. Florida’s Safe Haven law allows parents to drop babies at designated places, such as a fire station, with no fear of prosecution.

Police haven’t released additional details about the incident. But they are seeking information to help them identify the child. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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