Updated: Newborn found abandoned in Newaygo Co.

Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
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NEAR WHITE CLOUD, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Deputies in Newaygo County say a man walking his dog found a newborn baby on the side of the road Monday.

It happened in the 500 block of West Marion near Diamond Lake.

The baby girl was found under a satellite dish, she still had the umbilical cord attached when she was discovered.

Police say the infant was breathing when located and was taken to the hospital, deputies, EMS workers and Child Protective Services all responded to the scene, while the infant did have some minor cuts and bruises Newschannel 3 has been told she is now in good condition.

Investigating, police were able to locate the mother a short time later, she was also taken to the hospital. There is currently no word on who the mother is or why she left her baby.

Newschannel 3 will provide updates as information becomes available.

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