Newborn baby with umbilical cord still attached found in highway rest area toiletBy Alexis Bell 12:09 PM December 5, 2017
A newborn baby was found abandoned inside the toilet of a highway rest area, according to police in Japan.
Kanagawa police said that they are looking to arrest the mother of the newborn baby on a charge of abandonment.
According to the police investigation, on Friday, at around 3:00 a.m., a truck driver stopped at the highway rest area to use the toilet.
When he entered the restroom, the truck driver heard a newborn baby crying.
The truck driver immediately called the police.
Police officers who arrived at the scene found the newborn baby boy with his umbilical cord still attached inside a cubicle.
The baby was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was treated for severe hypothermia.
Doctors said that the boy’s condition was not considered life-threatening.