Police: Child abandoned at Mississippi Goodwill with note, change of clothes

Posted at 8:43 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 22:39:37-05

(WTXL) — A police department in Mississippi is asking for help after a toddler was abandoned with a bag of clothes and a note Monday morning.

Southaven Police report Monday, around 9:40 a.m., a child was abandoned at the Goodwill drop off location at 57 Stateline Road East in Southaven.

Nearby surveillance video captured images of both a male and female and the vehicle they were driving when the child was abandoned. By the time officers arrived, the car was gone.

Police said the child, a 2-year-old boy, is unable to give his name or the names of his parents or relatives. The child was left with nothing but a plastic bag containing a change of clothes and a note.

Authorities have not revealed what was written inside the note.

If you recognize this child or have any information that will help detectives, you are asked to please call SPD at 662-393-8652, or email them at

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