Police: 2-Month-Old Left In Car Seat Overnight Outside Sioux Falls Church

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are investigating after a two-and-a-half month old baby was found in a car seat near a church in Sioux Falls.

Police say the baby was found at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday morning near Faith Family Church located on the 100 block of North Spring Avenue.

Police determined that the male child was most likely left overnight because of the condition in which he was found.

Detectives have found the parents of the baby but no charges have been made yet. Potential charges could include neglect and abuse or cruelty of a minor under age seven. The baby has been taken into protective custody while the investigation continues.

Police say alcohol does appear to have been involved.

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