Limpopo mom dumps 5-month old

2012-09-23 18:29

Johannesburg -  A Limpopo woman was arrested on Sunday morning after she allegedly dumped her child in Mankweng, Zone F, police said.

Patrolling police found the 5-month-old child on the side of the main road around 22:00 on Saturday, Constable Moses Molepo said.

Molepo said police searched for the mother. A tip-off led to the arrest of the 28-year-old woman who confessed to dumping the baby boy.

The child would be taken to a place of safety.

The woman would appear in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on a charge of child neglect.

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