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      Newborn found near roadway with umbilical cord attached

      A newborn baby was found near the roadway around 10:30 a.m. Monday in Newaygo County.

      A newborn baby was found near the roadway around 10:30 a.m. Monday in Newaygo County.

      According to the Newaygo County Sheriff's Office, the baby was found by someone who was walking their dog on Marion St. near Diamond Lake, which is north of White Cloud.

      Our sister station, WOODTV 8 reports that the newborn was found with bruises, scrapes as well as the umbilical cord still attached.

      The baby was taken to a local hospital.

      The newborn was breathing when found but the current condition of the newborn is unknown.

      The mother was located shortly after and was transported to the hospital for evaluation.

      EMS as well as child protective services were on the scene.

      This incident is still under investigation.