Mom, 19, arrested for dumping baby
East London - A woman has been arrested for dumping her 4-month-old baby girl in bush at an informal settlement in Butterworth, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.
The baby, wrapped in a blanket, was found by residents on Thursday, Captain Jackson Manatha said.
They flagged down patrolling police, and the baby was taken to a local hospital.
A short while later police found the 19-year-old mother.