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Hours-old baby found abandoned on back apartment porch near Orlando

Posted at 3:02 PM, Jul 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-29 15:02:06-04

A newborn baby is hospitalized after being found abandoned Friday morning.

A man who just came home from work at his apartment in Orange County heard a cry and discovered a child wrapped in a brown blanket on his wicker loveseat on his back porch, according to WESH.com.

The newborn was taken to Winnie Palmer Hospital, where he is in stable condition, WFTV reported.
 
"We are grateful the child was found and is in good health," Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Jane Watrel told the Orlando Sentinel.
 
ClickOrlando.com said deputies are calling on the parents of the baby to come forward.
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