HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (WPIX)—It's the last thing you'd expect to find in a Timberland shoebox.
According to police, a baby girl who was just a day old, was found alive, wrapped in a blanket inside the box placed in the lobby of 5 Lafayette Avenue in Hempstead Sunday at 9:21 p.m.
The girl's umbilical cord was still attached and tied with dental floss.
She was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where she was examined. The baby, who weighs 5 pounds, 7ounces, is said to be doing well.
Police are looking to speak to the infant's mother or anyone with information about the baby. Nassau County Detectives ask anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.