Footage shows teen mom tossing newborn into dumpster

Shocking surveillance video captured a teenager tossing her newborn into a dumpster in New Mexico — only for the child to be found alive hours later by three people sifting through the trash, according to a report.

Alexis Avila, 18, was seen arriving at the dumpster on North Thorp Street in Hobbs about 2 p.m. Friday, pulling a black trash bag out of the car and tossing it into the container, KOB reported.

Six hours later, three people combing through the dumpster were seen removing the bag, looking inside and finding the baby.

The woman quickly wraps up the newborn and takes the baby to a truck as a man apparently calls authorities, the outlet reported.

“Upon arrival officers rendered aid to the newborn child and the baby was transported to a local hospital by Hobbs EMS. The child was subsequently transported to a Lubbock Hospital for further pediatric treatment,” police said in a statement.

The baby was listed in stable condition.

Police said they were able to retrieve surveillance footage of the incident and later located Avila’s vehicle.

She confessed to giving birth to the baby and throwing the newborn into the dumpster, cops said.

Avila has been charged with attempted murder and was expected to be arraigned Monday in Lea County District Court.

Source: NYPost

 

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