South Carolina police searching for 5-month-old baby thrown into creek

A woman said she threw this child in a creek. (image courtesy WPDE-TV )

Emergency workers on the South Carolina coast are searching for a 5-month-old baby after her mother told police she threw her in a creek.

It's happening in Socastee, west of Myrtle Beach.

WPDE-TV reports Horry County Police, Horry County Fire Rescue, and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources crews are involved in the search.

Investigators have not released the child's name or identified her mother, but they did release a picture of the child.

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