Newborn Baby Girl Found in Woods in Maryland

The baby was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition

newborn baby found in silver spring
Montgomery County Police

A man found a newborn baby in the woods in Maryland Friday evening.

The man was walking in the 10000 block of Tenbrook Drive in Silver Spring about 5 p.m. when he heard crying, police said.

He found the baby girl about 10 feet from the sidewalk and called 911.

The baby was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

She is possibly Hispanic, and according to the hospital, she was born a few hours before she was found, police said.

Anyone with information about the baby should call police at 240-773-5400 (press 3).

Maryland has a safe haven law allowing parents to leave newborns at hospitals or police stations with no questions asked.

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