Newborn baby found in Chelsea: Baby boy abandoned in front of building in Manhattan, New York

CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) — A baby boy was found abandoned in front of a Manhattan apartment building early Thursday morning.

According to the NYPD, a doorman found the newborn outside the building at 515 West 23rd St. around 3:20 a.m.

Police said the newborn had his umbilical cord tied and was not wearing any clothes.

At that point, the doorman called a paramedic, who is assigned to New York Fire Department Station 7 and was off duty, for help.

The first responder assessed the newborn before transporting him to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.

This is a developing story. Check back later for updates.

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