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Police seek woman for questioning in case of abandoned baby

| aaltman@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Police are searching for the woman they believe is the mother of the baby girl abandoned outside the Woodside Houses on Sunday, August 19.

Cathy Lu is wanted for questioning in connection with the baby, who was found by a passer-by, lying in the grass and wrapped in a bloody bed sheet outside the housing complex. The child was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where she is said to be in stable condition.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-557-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COMor by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.


Abandoned newborn found outside Queens housing complex

| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Late last night a newborn was found abandoned outside the Woodside Houses near Broadway and 51st Street, said police.

According to the NYPD, around 11:30 p.m. Sunday a woman found the baby, just a few hours old, lying in the grass near the housing complex and called 911. When authorities arrived, they found the female child in stable condition and she was transported to Elmhurst Hospital.

The identity of the baby and her parents are still unknown.