Relatives of abandoned baby boy sought

PHOTO: suppliedPolice are looking for the next of kin of the abandoned baby (pictured) found in Maphumulo.
PHOTO: suppliedPolice are looking for the next of kin of the abandoned baby (pictured) found in Maphumulo.

DETECTIVES from the KwaDukuza Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) are requesting the community’s assistance in locating the next of kin of a one-week-old baby boy who was found abandoned on September 16.

The baby was found abandoned near an unoccupied house on the R74 highway, near Maphumulo, by a passerby.

The baby was well-clothed and wrapped in a blanket. He was taken to hospital for medical attention. A case of child abandonment was opened at the Maphumulo Police Station.

Anyone with information that can assist in the investigation, or the next of kin, can contact Sergeant Duma on 079 484 5748 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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