Watch CBS News

Police Investigating After Newborn Baby Boy Found In Dumpster In Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Police are investigating after they found a newborn baby boy inside a dumpster in Arlington Saturday morning.

Officers responded to the call at an apartment complex in the 2100 block of Tan Oak Lane, after a woman found the newborn while taking out her trash.

First responders had to initially perform CPR on the child — who was believed to only be a few hours old at the time — before transferring him to a local hospital. He is expected to be OK and is being cared for at this time.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Arlington Police Department. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.