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Abandoned baby found in Port Coquitlam: RCMP

Last Updated May 17, 2020 at 7:11 am PST

FILE - Coquitlam RCMP. (Lasia Kretzel, NEWS 1130 Photo)
Summary

Police in Coquitlam are reporting an infant has been abandoned

The RCMP say a call came in about an infant found on Ranger Lane, which is close to Dominion Park

The infant was found alive, and is now in the hospital and is expected to be OK

PORT COQUITLAM (NEWS 1130) — Mounties say a baby was found abandoned in a residential neighbourhood in Port Coquitlam Saturday.

Coquitlam RCMP was called near Nicola Place and Ranger Lane at 12:50 p.m.

“Since that time police investigators have made significant progress. The infant is receiving medical care in hospital and is doing well,” says a release.

Police are releasing few details but their investigation has found no reason to suspect the “broader public” is at risk.