TEMPE, Ariz. -- (KNXV) -- Police are investigating why a newborn baby girl was abandoned in Tempe on Sunday night.
According to police, the girl was found shortly before 8 p.m. in a parking lot near Apache Boulevard and Dorsey Lane in Tempe.
Tempe police say a person walking through the area reported the information to a store manager, who then found the girl. The baby was wrapped in a blanket and was placed inside a backpack. The backpack was inside a shopping cart.
The baby was taken to a hospital where she was found to be in good health.
Police say the African-American girl was also born on Sunday and still had at least a part of the umbilical cord attached.
Police say the child was left at a Food City just 50 feet away from a safe haven location.