Abandoned baby boy in good health


The Police are probing the discovery of a newborn baby boy who was found abandoned in a gift bag at Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara on Monday.

Police Headquarters reported that ranks from the Mahaicony Police station received an anonymous call around 14.45hrs after which a team of Police officers went to Recess, Mahaicony, and found the newborn baby in a clump of bushes.

The afterbirth was still attached, the Police Force said.

The baby was taken to the Mahaicony Hospital where he was admitted in the maternity ward.

“The baby was seen and a medical examination done by a doctor on duty who stated that the baby was in good health,” the Police reported noted.

The Child Care and Protection Unit was contacted and efforts are being made to find the mother of the child.

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