Woman issues terrifying warning after finding a stroller abandoned on the side of the road


Definitely be careful!

A recent troubling scam preys on kind-hearted individuals, and a mother named Nancy Walsh is spreading awareness to help you avoid falling victim to it.

Be cautious if you come across a stroller, car seat, or any baby-related item in an isolated area. Stay inside and prioritize your safety.

Naturally, upon spotting any baby gear by the roadside, our immediate response would be to stop the car and ensure the safety of any infants or children.

Nancy Walsh with Jeff Cook Real Estate – Facebook

Walsh, an estate agent, encountered this potentially alarming scene that might raise concern for individuals traveling alone.

The woman shared pictures of a deserted stroller placed by the edge of a rural road. Her car seemed to be the only vehicle around, and her headlights lit up the pram. It faced away from her, so she couldn’t tell if there was anything inside.

The abandoned stroller sat on the grassy edge next to the road, surrounded by tall trees. The eerie atmosphere of the secluded location and the unknowns linked to the stroller could be quite disturbing.

Walsh and many social media users warn that this is a dangerous situation. It’s best to stay inside and call 911 for help. It’s possible that criminals are waiting to harm you, or even use children to lure you into a trap.


The scam involves tricking a person into leaving their vehicle unattended while they check on a stroller. Scammers then steal the vehicle, rob the person, or even harm them physically.

However, some individuals also mentioned in the comments on Walsh’s post that certain people leave baby items by the roadside because they are still in good condition and they prefer not to discard them, as someone else might find them helpful.

Many people believe the abandoned strollers are left for a dangerous reason. One person suggested it could be a trap to lure someone out of their car, while another warned to stay inside and call 911 immediately.


Walsh’s warning isn’t the first one issued on the same matter.

One mother expressed her gratitude, saying she would quickly exit the car to investigate after receiving the warning. Another person, who believed it was important to ensure the safety of children, also stated they would definitely check if there was a child in danger.

The ‘abandoned infant’ scheme is just one example of deceitful tactics used to take advantage of people’s kindness. Another common scam includes someone pretending to be unconscious on the street, with accomplices ready to attack those who come to their aid.


Some individuals recounted their encounters with scams. One person mentioned stopping to assist a man who appeared unconscious on the roadside. A police officer cautioned them, stating that such situations are often scams, especially for single women. Another individual shared a similar experience, advising to contact the authorities instead of getting directly involved.

Walsh’s post gathered plenty of attention and has been shared 23,000 times.

It’s important to be careful when helping others in need, so we don’t endanger ourselves.

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