Durban - A mother who abandoned her newborn baby in a minibus taxi at The Pavilion shopping centre two weeks ago and left a note asking for forgiveness made a brief appearance in the Pinetown Magistrate's court on Thursday.She was arrested on Tuesday night. News24 had earlier reported that the boy was found hidden under the seat of a minibus taxi with a note from his mother apologising for abandoning him and asking for forgiveness.The note, in isiZulu, reads: "I apologise for what I did, please forgive me. There is nothing I can do. The father is denying the baby. I don't have an ID to apply for a grant because I left it at home in the rural area. Please take good care of the baby or send it to the police."Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said that officers from the Pinetown Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit arrested a 37-year-old woman the Embo area near Hillcrest.The mother, who faces a child abandonment charge, is expected to appear again in court next week.