Police rescue newborn buried under asphalt of Los Angeles bike path

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LOS ANGELES — Police are searching for the person who buried a newborn baby and left her to die on the side of the road in Los Angeles Friday evening.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, they received a call stating that people heard a baby crying in the riverbed.

When police arrived, they canvassed the area and heard a muffled cry coming from the ground. The newborn girl was removed from underneath the asphalt and rubble from a crevice along the bike path.

The newborn, who police believe was born within the last 36 to 48 hours of her discovery, was wrapped in a blanket and cold to the touch.

She was taken to an area hospital where she is currently listed in stable condition. She will remain at the hospital for observation.

Under the Safely Surrendered Baby Law, parents can leave a baby three days or younger at any hospital or fire station in Los Angeles County.

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