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Maryland Police Find Mother of Newborn Baby Girl Discovered in Woods


Md. Police Find Mother of Newborn Baby Discovered in WoodsMontgomery County Police
This newborn baby girl is in stable condition after she was found alone in the woods in Silver Spring.

Detectives have found the mother of a newborn baby someone discovered in the woods in Maryland Friday evening.

A 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.

According to the hospital, she was born a few hours before she was found, police said.

On Sunday, Montgomery County police said they have identified and located the mother of the baby. She is receiving care at a hospital, police said.

The baby remains stable at a hospital and is currently under the care of child welfare services.

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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