A medic who responded to a call reporting a man passing out in a vehicle looked inside the toilet and found the baby face-up.
A newborn baby found inside a Burger King toilet is expected to survive, say US police.
Emergency services discovered the boy while responding to a report that a 26-year-old man had passed out in a vehicle at a Burger King in the southern Ohio city of Chillicothe.
The caller said a woman who was with the man had gone into the restaurant’s toilet.
Police found the 26-year-old woman was sitting on the toilet with a bag containing a substance suspected to be heroin on the floor beside her.
A medic who responded to the call looked inside the toilet and found the baby who was face-up.
The woman told police she thought she had had a miscarriage.
The baby was taken to hospital. Both the man and woman face criminal charges.