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Newborn baby located in wooded area in Silver Spring

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Posted at 10:21 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 10:26:46-04

SILVER SPRING — Detectives from the Special Victims Investigations Division are looking for information in regards to a newborn baby that was found in a wooded area in Silver Spring Friday afternoon.

Police received a call at approximately 5 p.m. from a man who had been walking on the sidewalk in the area of 10000 Tenbrook Drive when he heard a baby crying.

After investigating the sound, the man found the baby approximately 10 feet from the sidewalk in the woods.

The female newborn was transported to a local hospital where she is in stable condition.

The baby is possibly Hispanic and according to medical personnel at the hospital, was born a few hours before she was found.

Anyone with information about this baby is asked to call the Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5400 (press option 3).