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Baby Girl Found Inside Dumpster Near Boca Raton Apartment Complex

The child was taken to an area hospital, where Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office officials say she is expected to survive

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    Baby Found Alive in Dumpster in Boca Raton

    A newborn baby was found alive in a dumpster at an apartment complex in Boca Raton.

    (Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019)

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    • The child was taken to an area hospital, where Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office officials say she is expected to survive.

    Police are investigating after a baby was found alive in a dumpster Wednesday morning in Boca Raton.

    NBC affiliate WPTV-TV reported that two people were walking near the apartment complex along Boca Entrada Boulevard around 9 a.m. when they heard what sounded like a baby crying. Once inside, the duo found the baby girl inside.

    "They heard the baby crying and they took the baby and then I guess they called for help and then the EMS truck came and they ran with the baby but from what I heard the baby is gonna be fine," witness Shella Dominique said. "The baby was crying. I think there was dirt all over the baby because we don’t know how long the baby was in dumpster but it's sad."

    The child was taken to an area hospital, where Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office officials say she is expected to survive.

    Baby Girl Found Alive in Boca Raton Apartment Dumpster

    [MI] Baby Girl Found Alive in Boca Raton Apartment Dumpster

    RAW: Police respond after a newborn is found alive in a dumpster at a Boca Raton apartment complex.

    (Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019)

    Detectives are at the scene at the complex investigating at this time. Anyone with any information is asked to call Palm Beach County CrimeStoppers.

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