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Man Claiming To Be Abandoned Baby’s Father Was In St. Louis

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BRECKENRIDGE HILLS, MO (KPLR) –Breckenridge Hills Police confirm that a man claiming to be the father of a baby found abandoned in an apartment hallway did speak with authorities Saturday morning. The man, who is from Oklahoma, drove into St. Louis overnight, spoke with investigators, and is returning home to Oklahoma.  Police say he will return to Breckenridge Hills Monday for a paternity test.

Police will not identify the man until a paternity test has been conducted.

On Friday night, Police said the unidentified man told them that the baby’s mother left Oklahoma with the child earlier in the week.  They believe she has relatives in St. Louis.  Police still don’t know who was with the child here or who left the baby at the Hickory Trace Apartment complex off of St. Charles Rock Road.  

The four to six month old child was found wrapped warmly and with a bottle.  He was checked out by doctors and found to be in good health.

If you have any information in this case, call Breckenridge Police at 314-426-1214, extension 140.

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