Abandoned baby found in west side bathroom trash can

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (August 1, 2014)-- A baby was discovered alive in a trash can on the west side of Indianapolis Friday evening.

The child was found in the 7300 block of W. Morris St. near N. Girls School Road at 8:15 p.m. Friday.

Police say United Technologies workers discovered the baby in a trash can in a bathroom.

The baby was transported to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health in critical condition. At 9:15 p.m., the baby's condition was upgraded to "good."

Michelle Caldwell, Manager of Communications for Carrier Corporation issued the following statement:

“We are aware of the incident.  Our thoughts and concerns are with all those affected, and we are currently cooperating with authorities in their investigation.”

Carrier Corporation is part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

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