Newborn Found Alive in Gas Station Trash

AFP/File Loic Venance
AFP/File Loic Venance

Police say they have found a newborn baby alive in a trash bin in a restroom at a Pennsylvania gas station.

Westmoreland County District Attorney John Peck told the Associated Press that the baby was found at a BP gas station in North Belle Vernon on Saturday afternoon.

Police believe a woman gave birth in the woman’s restroom. Paramedics called to the scene to treat the mother found the baby, police say.

The baby girl appeared to be uninjured and is expected to survive, KDKA reports. She is being monitored at a local hospital.

Peck said the District Attorney’s Office is investigating, but no charges have been filed yet.


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