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Baby's Parents Sought

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The infant was found on Innovation Drive in Cary, near the airport.
CARY — Police are looking for the parents of a newbornbaby girl left beside a Cary business Sunday night. The baby is doing wellphysically, but many are worried it may have emotional scars.

A man walking along Innovation Drive in Cary, not far from RDUInternational airport, found the baby girl when he heardsomething in the bushes. The area where the infant was found is mainly abusiness district, but is a popular are among walkers and joggers fromnearby neighborhoods.

Xinming Zhao found the baby. He says he heard a high-pitched whimperingsound coming from the bushes.

Authorities believe the baby was delivered at that siteand then abandoned, but say they currently have no leads on the mother.

Zhao couldn't tell what he had found because it was so dark in thearea, so he went home to get his roommates to help. When they returned,they rescued the baby from the bushes. Dan Devita was with Zhao when theypulled the infant out. He said they were very concerned about the infant'scondition, but that rescue crews arrived quickly.

The baby, known as "Baby Jane Doe" was rushed to Rex Hospital rightafter she was found. Cary Police are now handline the investigation. Lt.Chris Hoina says the search is on for Baby Jane Doe's parents, and thatthe infant appears to be of Latino or Asian heritage.

Zhao and Devita agree that it feels good to know they were able to savethe baby's life.

Anyone with information is asked to call CaryCrime Stoppers at460-INFO.

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