Newborn baby found alive in sewer pipe under toilet in China; authorities searching for parents

A bizarre, but timely find saved the life of a newborn baby boy in China.

The dramatic rescue began after cries from a fourth floor apartment building toilet. 

Alarmed neighbors saw a tiny foot and called the fire department.

Unable to pull the baby out, rescuers went to the floor below and sawed away the entire section of sewer pipe.

But still, the baby remained wedged inside.

So the sewer section and baby were taken to the local hospital, where firefighters and surgeons, working together, carefully began removing the pipe piece by piece.

An hour later – success. A newborn baby rescued.

Chinese media said he is a baby boy, now in stable condition.

Police say they are looking for the parents. They say no one has yet to come forward to claim the child.