Newborn Found In Trash Bin At Texas Apartment Complex

HOUSTON (February 25, 2014) A newborn child found early Tuesday in a plastic bag tossed in the dumpster of a Houston apartment complex was taken to a hospital.

A man who was taking out his trash Tuesday morning at the complex in southeast Houston notified police after he heard a noise and found the infant in the bag.

Police say the newborn was breathing when taken to a Houston hospital and is expected to survive.

Police later said they found the infant’s mother.

The 16-year-old girl, who was not identified, was taken to a hospital for observation.