SEYMOUR, Ind. -- (WXIN) -- Police are investigating after a baby was found in a plastic bag a short distance off a road in Seymour, according to the Seymour Police Department.
Just before 4 p.m. Tuesday, a person walking their dog in the 600 block of South Jackson Park Drive noticed a baby in a plastic bag alongside a fence about 20 yards off the roadway.
Police arrived to find that the baby was still alive. Jackson County EMS took the baby to the Schneck Medical Center for treatment.
A preliminary examination determined the baby was healthy.
An investigation into the situation is ongoing.
SPD reminds the community that a Safe Haven Baby Box is located at Seymour Fire Station 3, at 605 MeadowBrook Drive.