Mother abandons newborn on Thanksgiving

State News

LOMAX, Ill.– The Illinois State Police is searching for a woman who gave birth and abandoned her child.

Police said she gave birth to a girl Thursday then left the infant at a residence in Lomax. Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the woman.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact ISP Zone 4 Special Agent Robert Matos at 217-836-1164.

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