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Wilkes-Barre Police: Man Abandoned Baby At Toys ‘R’ Us

May 4, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — Police are trying to identify a man who dropped off a baby at a toy store and then vanished.

Police say a man walked into the Toys “R” Us on Kidder Street around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and asked an employee to watch his baby. The man then exited the store and never came back, police said.

Police took protective custody of the child and contacted Luzerne County Children and Youth Services.

An investigation into child endangerment is continuing.

Police did not provide a description of the man.