Newborn baby boy is found in container near a dumpster outside the Texas apartment building

The newborn baby boy is found in a container near a container outside of an apartment building in Texas

  • The baby boy was discovered by a woman who threw away her trash
  • The police said the child was placed in a container and left with the container
  • It is believed that the African-American baby was born hours before he was found
  • Authorities are investigating the incident and said they expect the baby to survive
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A newborn baby boy was found in a container near a container in Texas at the weekend.

& # 39; We responded to a terrible call this morning (Saturday). We are looking for information about a newborn baby boy being placed with a garbage container in an apartment building, & Arlington police officers wrote on Facebook.

According to police, the African-American baby was found around 8.15 am outside the Monterra Pointe apartments in the 2100 block of Tan Oak Lane.

A newborn baby boy was found in a container near a container (photo) outside the Monterra Pointe apartments around 8.15 am on Saturday

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A newborn baby boy was found in a container near a container (photo) outside the Monterra Pointe apartments around 8.15 am on Saturday

According to police, the African-American baby was found by a woman who heard him cry as she threw away her garbage (garbage container pictured)

According to police, the African-American baby was found by a woman who heard him cry as she threw away her garbage (garbage container pictured)

According to police, the African-American baby was found by a woman who heard him cry as she threw away her garbage (garbage container pictured)

Authorities said the baby was discovered by a woman who heard him cry as she threw her trash away. The container was closed and the temperature in Arlington Monday morning was between 74-77 degrees Fahrenheit.

& # 39; In short, the child was just thrown away there, & # 39; told Arlington Police Department, Christopher Cook Fox 4.

& # 39; When she opened the container, the child seemed to be in need. So that was the reason for her to call 911, & Cook added.

The first responders then brought the child to Medical City Arlington, where he is currently in a stable state.

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The baby, who is not older than a day or two, is expected to survive.

According to the news station, the baby was only born a few hours before it was found.

& # 39; In short, the child was just thrown away there, & # 39; said Arlington Police Department, Christopher Cook (photo). & # 39; When she opened the container, the child seemed to be in need. So that was the reason for her to call 911, & Cook added

& # 39; In short, the child was just thrown away there, & # 39; said Arlington Police Department, Christopher Cook (photo). & # 39; When she opened the container, the child seemed to be in need. So that was the reason for her to call 911, & Cook added

& # 39; In short, the child was just thrown away there, & # 39; said Arlington Police Department, Christopher Cook (photo). & # 39; When she opened the container, the child seemed to be in need. So that was the reason for her to call 911, & Cook added

In Texas, there are safe harbor laws that make it possible for everyone to legally transfer their baby to the hospital and rescuers without fines. Shown are the Monterra Pointe apartments where the baby was found. Officers are still investigating the incident

In Texas, there are safe harbor laws that make it possible for everyone to legally transfer their baby to the hospital and rescuers without fines. Shown are the Monterra Pointe apartments where the baby was found. Officers are still investigating the incident

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In Texas, there are safe harbor laws that make it possible for everyone to legally transfer their baby to the hospital and rescuers without fines. Shown are the Monterra Pointe apartments where the baby was found. Officers are still investigating the incident

Officers are currently trying to find out who put the baby in the waste container. Researchers assess surveillance images in the area.

It is also possible that the responsible person can be charged with a crime.

In Texas, there are safe harbor laws that make it possible for everyone to legally transfer their baby to the hospital and rescuers without fines.

The law has been established to prevent such incidents.

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Anyone with info, call 911. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.

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