Newborn baby dumped

2012-10-09 00:00

A NEWBORN baby was found dumped in a rubbish bin near the Cathedral of the Holy Nativity in Pietermaritzburg yesterday.

A security guard was dumping rubbish when he noticed a plastic bag in the bin near the cathedral in Langalibalele Street.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Joey Jeevan said the umbilical cord was still intact and it appeared the baby boy had been dumped no more than 48 hours before.

Police are investigating a concealment of birth case and appeal to anyone with information on the matter to contact 033 845 2756/57, or Crime Stop anonymously at 08600 10111.

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