Newborn baby found in Maryland woods

Viral Videos

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

SILVER SPRING, MD (NBC NEWS) – A newborn baby has been discovered in the woods in Maryland.

A man out for a walk Friday evening in Silver Springs says he heard someone crying and then found the baby girl in a wooded area about ten-feet from a sidewalk.

He called 9-1-1.

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

The hospital reports she was born just a few hours before she was found.

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

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Weather

More Forecast

Don't Miss