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SC police search for infant after woman said she threw baby in creek

A picture of the baby police are searching for in the Socastee Creek. Horry County police
A picture of the baby police are searching for in the Socastee Creek. Horry County police

Horry County police are investigating after a woman told someone she threw a 5-month-old baby into a creek near Shem Creek in Socastee.

Officers were called about 11:45 p.m. and are currently on the scene searching to see the area for a baby.

Lt. Raul Denis said it could be untrue, but the woman is in custody while authorities are investigating.

More information will be released as soon as it is provided. Please check back for story updates.

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