It was an ordinary afternoon at the El Patron Mexican Restaurant in Jersey City, New Jersey … until the surveillance cameras captured a heartbreaking situation that’s now going viral.
A teenage girl walked into the restaurant with a newborn baby wrapped in a towel. She locked eyes with the manager, Frankie.
Frankie instantly recognized her look of sheer desperation — a look that was begging for help from anyone willing to do so.
As it turned out, the 14-year-old girl was the baby’s mother.
A customer named Alease Scott saw the teen — and put down her lunch as soon as she saw the newborn in her arms.
Alease is a mother and preschool teacher who is trained in first-aid techniques. She jumped to her feet and asked the teen mom if she could take the baby’s vitals.
But just moments after giving the baby over to Alease, the cameras inside the restaurant captured yet another unexpected moment.
The teen mom hurried outside the restaurant and disappeared, leaving her baby with the helpful strangers inside …