Newborn in good condition after being found alive in Jacksonville trash bin

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JACKSONVILLE - Authorities say a newborn baby found alive inside a trash bin in Jacksonville on Saturday morning is in good condition.

According to Lt. Chris Johnson of the Jacksonville Police Department, authorities are still searching for the mother of the infant.  The baby was apparently placed inside the bin less than 12 hours after it was born.

Johnson also says that gender of the baby or the location of where the baby was found are not being released by police at this time.  

Police say it's fortunate the baby was found early in the morning before temperatures inside the bin climbed high enough to cause heat-related injuries.



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