Authorities: Newborn Found Abandoned On Porch

PORT HURON (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say they’re looking for the mother of a newborn boy after the baby was found on a Port Huron porch.

Police Sgt. David Seghi said in an email that the baby, which was cold to the touch, is hospitalized and doing fine.

Leslie Green, who lives in the area, found the infant on the front porch of a home in the 1200 block of 11th Street shortly before 4:30 a.m. Sunday, The Times Herald of Port Huron reported. Green said her dog led her to the porch.

The newborn was wrapped in a bloody blanket on a lawn chair and was moving his arms, Green said.

Seghi said the newborn is being referred to as “Brandon” after Officer Brandon Rossow brought the baby a teddy bear in the hospital.

Investigators have canvassed the neighborhood, but haven’t found the infant’s mother. The baby is expected to be released to Children’s Protective Services.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 810-987-6688.

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