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Newborn found in Mesa yard abandoned

Posted at 9:38 AM, Mar 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 12:22:42-05

Mesa police say a one-day-old baby was found in a yard near 9th Place and Alma School Road Tuesday morning.

Someone called 9-1-1 around 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday and said they found the newborn in their yard in a carrier.

Police say the baby girl, being called Baby Jane, appears to be healthy.

Baby Jane is believed to be either Hispanic or Native American, with black hair and weighs approximately 7 pounds and 8 ounces.

Anyone with any information on Baby Jane’s parents is urged to call the Mesa Police Department.