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Police say a newborn left abandoned outside a Huntington home is in good health.
Detective Ted Backus tells media outlets the baby is in a hospital's intensive care unit.
Backust says a woman opened her door Saturday to find the baby wrapped in a towel with a note asking to provide a good home.
The detective says the infant is in the ICU because its birth information and family history are not known.
Backus says a search is on for the baby's mother to make sure she is okay and that she was not forced into abandoning the baby. No charges are planned.
The Department of Helath and Human Resources says the baby will eventually be placed with a relative if one can be identified or in an approved foster or adoptive home.