POSTED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 12:45pm
UPDATED: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 12:49pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Police in Portland, Oregon are asking for help identifying three very young children found in a shed Thursday morning. The three were taken into protective custody by Department of Human Services.
Around 9:30 a.m., a man told 911 he heard children's voices coming from a shed behind his house. Some homeless persons nearby told the officers the children were abandoned there the night before by a woman believed their mother.
The youngest girl was described as an olive-skinned infant, between approximately 8-15 months old, weighing 15 pounds. She has short black hair and brown eyes, and is showing two front, lower teeth.
A girl toddler was described as olive-skinned, approximately 2 years old, 28 pounds, with long black hair and brown eyes.
A boy toddler is described as olive-skinned, approximately 3 years old, 28 pounds, with short black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information was asked to contact the DHS Child Abuse Hotline at (503) 731-3100.