Newborn baby dumped in Soweto veld

2012-06-02 14:34
Johannesburg - A 1-day-old baby girl was found lying in a veld in Dobsonville in Soweto on Saturday, Gauteng police said.

"Fortunately the child was found alive," Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

He said officers received a call early in the morning and found the child there. Officers took her to a nearby hospital.

Makhubela said this was a big concern as it happened during Child Protection Week.

"We have made no arrests and are appealing to community members who might know of someone who was pregnant and now has no baby to go to the police station in Dobsonville."
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