HESPERIA — San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said the body of a newborn baby was found at Advance Disposal Company in the 17100 block of Mesa Street early Wednesday morning.

Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller said the newborn was found deceased by Advance Disposal employees on a conveyor belt amidst a “large amount of trash.”

The Sheriff’s Department received the report at 8:09 a.m.

Miller said further information about the infant, such as gender or race, wasn’t known as of Wednesday afternoon.