Watch: Authorities hold news conference after 18-year-old confesses to leaving baby in dumpster

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HOBBS, N.M. — An 18-year-old Hobbs woman has been charged with attempted murder and felony child abuse after police say she left her newborn baby in a dumpster.

Authorities held a news conference Monday afternoon to provide an update on the investigation.

Click on the video above to watch the news conference in full.