Baby girl’s family still missing

2015-08-11 06:00
No-one has stepped forward with information on this little girl who was found abandoned in Woodlands.

No-one has stepped forward with information on this little girl who was found abandoned in Woodlands.

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It has been almost three months since the police found an abandoned baby girl in Woodlands, and still no-one has come forward to claim her.

The Lentegeur police heard on 19 May that a baby had been abandoned in Mitchells Avenue, Woodlands on an open field. “On the officers’ arrival they found a baby girl between two and four months old, wrapped in two blankets and next to her a bag with baby clothes and her milk bottle,” says Sergeant Cathy Meyer, police spokesperson.

The baby was in good health and was taken to the Lentegeur district hospital for a medical examination.

The baby is still in good health and being cared for at a place of safety.

The baby’s mother has not been found. A case of child abandonment is still open for investigation. – Samantha Lee


Anyone with information on this baby girl’s family can call investigating officer Detective Warrant Officer Nicholas du Plessis of the family violence, child protection and sexual offence unit on 082 522 1066 or 021 376 9850

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