1-month-old baby missing since Thursday located safe, Philadelphia police say

Monday, September 28, 2020
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Philadelphia police said a newborn baby that had been reported missing has been located and is being evaluated at the hospital as a precaution.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police said early Monday morning that a 1-month-old baby who was missing since Thursday in West Philadelphia has been located safe.

Officials said the baby is being evaluated at St. Christopher's Hospital as a precaution.

Philadelphia police asked for the public's help in locating James Garrett, Jr. who family members said was last seen on Thursday with his father on the 5500 block of Spruce Street in West Philadelphia.

Police said the father was not being cooperative with officers.

The baby's family said Garrett had been primarily caring for the child with help from extended family.

No details about how the child was found were immediately available.