Newborn boy found in trash can

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A Greenville woman has been charged with Attempted Murder and Child Neglect after an infant boy was found in a trash can on a city street.

Police spokesman Johnathan Bragg said officers were called to a street around 4:30 p.m. Monday where a baby was found in a trash can. Bragg said the owner of a rental home was doing maintenance when he noticed blood outside the trash can.

Officers found the newborn in a plastic grocery bag wrapped in a blanket in the trash


Bragg says the baby was taken to a hospital where he was in stable condition.

Sharon Lenise Ferguson

, 29,

was arrested in the investigation.

Investigators said the boy was born sometime Monday.