Abandoned Baby Found

A newborn baby was found this morning outside of an apartment complex in Lake Charles.

The Lake Charles Police Department received a call at 7:30 a.m. this morning about a baby left at 2036 Second St.

After an initial exam the baby was found to be only five hours old and there is evidence that the baby was not born in a medical facility.

The baby is an eight pound, one ounce black female and is doing fine at a local hospital.  She was found wrapped in a pink blanket.

If you have any information on this child or her parents please call the Lake Charles Police Department at 491-1211.