A baby was found dead outside behind a mall in Phoenix on Thursday, and police are asking the public for help.
Phoenix police responded to an injured person’s call around 1 p.m. It discovered an unresponsive baby.
“Phoenix Fire announced the death of a child at the scene,” according to a tweet from the Phoenix Police Department’s official Twitter account.
Police were looking at surveillance footage from the surrounding area.
Law enforcement are alleged to have been trying to determine if the child had died in a different location before being brought to the intersection at 35th Avenue and Baseline Road.
A man who works at a nearby barber shop said a couple entered the store and asked him to call for help after seeing the baby outside.
She said: I saw a child in a truck. I said, “Where’s the kid?” [She said] “Over the back door.” I ran in the back and saw the child there in the truck, “the man at the barber shop said