Dead baby found inside bathroom trash can at Texas Applebee’s, police say

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IRVING, Texas — A newborn baby was found dead in a trashcan at a Texas Applebee’s Friday.

According to FOX 4, police were called to the chain’s Irving location around 4:45 p.m. for reports of an unconscious person.

When they arrived, officers found a newborn baby dead inside a trashcan in the restroom.

Police believe the mother birthed the baby in the restroom and placed it in the trashcan before leaving.

Police are looking for the mother.  Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact the Irving Police Department at (972) 273-1010.

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