Baby found near dumpster

Newborn in good condition at hospital, says investigators

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Harris County Investigators are looking for the parents of a newborn baby found near a dumpster at an apartment complex on Beamer Road in southeast Harris County.

The baby boy was found by a neighbor taking out the trash Saturday morning.

The neighbor told investigators with Harris County Precinct 2 that the child was wrapped in a t-shirt and was lying between the dumpster and a fence.

The neighbor took the baby into his apartment and called 911.

The newborn was taken to Texas Children's Hospital Southeast in good condition.

Child Protective Services said the baby is seven pounds, seven ounces and appeared to have been carried to term.

CPS will hold an emergency hearing Monday to retain custody of the child.

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