3:45 PM UPDATE – The Police Department reports that the child has been identified and Mississippi Child Protective Services currently has custody of the child. The Police Department continues following up on all leads and tips concerning this case. If anyone has any information about the whereabouts of the suspects or the vehicle police is still seeking information. This is a ongoing investigation.
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Southaven Police would like the public’s help in finding out who a two-year old boy left abandoned this morning belongs to.
The young child was left at the Goodwill drop off location at 57 Stateline Road East in Southaven this morning about 9:40 a.m., police say. ori
Police are looking for a light-skinned Black male wearing black jogging pants and a black cowboy hat who was seen dropping off the boy with a plastic bag containing a change of clothes and a note.
Police say the man then left on foot and responding officers were not able to locate the man when they arrived.
According to police, the young boy is approximately two-years-old in age but is not able to either give his name or say who his parents or relatives might be.
If you have any information about the young boy, you are asked to contact the Southaven Police Department at 662-393-8652 or email TIPS@southaven.org.