On February 11, 2019, just before 4:30am, Madera County Sheriff’s Corporal Chris Williams responded to a call for service for a reported abandoned infant in the roadway in the 35000 block of Avenue 13 ½ in Madera.
Upon arrival at the scene, Corporal Williams met with California Highway Patrol Officers who reported that they had been dispatched to the location after receiving a 911 call for a found infant in the middle of the road. The baby was found alive, was transported by ambulance to Valley Children’s Hospital for treatment. The infant, an hours-old female, is currently being treated in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at VCH.
Detectives are trying to identify the suspect at this time. She is described by witnesses as a Hispanic female adult, possibly in her early 20’s. Her physical description is unknown. She left the scene in a small white SUV of unknown make or model.
Madera County Sheriff’s Office is seeking identification of the female subject. If anyone has information relating to this case that may lead to the identification of this subject, please contact Madera County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 675-7770.