Baby found in plastic bag in Seymour, police make contact with person of interest

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SEYMOUR, Ind. (The Tribune) — Seymour police said Tuesday an infant was left in a bag on the city’s southeast side and they have now made contact with a person of interest in the case.

***UPDATE. CONTACT WITH THE INDIVIDUAL HAS BEEN MADE.***The Seymour Police Department is asked for assistance in…

Posted by Seymour Police Department on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A person walking their dog called police at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday and said they found the infant in the 600 block of South Jackson Park Drive, according to a news release from Detective Sgt. C.J. Foster.

The infant was found alive along a fence row about 20 yards from the road, police said. The child was taken for an examination at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour and determined to be healthy.

Foster wrote in a news release that the department wants to remind residents that the city has a Safe Haven Baby Box at Seymour Fire Station 3, 605 Meadowbrook Drive. It became available to residents in June.

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