Abandoned Chatsworth Newborn Infant Doing Well

SABC NEWS: A newborn baby boy was discovered abandoned on the side of Havenside Drive in Chatsworth, south of Durban this winter morning. According to police, the baby was discovered by passers-by who immediately sprung into action to flag down motorists to assist them.

The baby was rescued by community members and immediately handed over to the South African Police Services who were on the scene. Police spokesperson Nqobile Gwala says the baby boy is in a stable condition at a local hospital.

Community activist, Brandon Pillay, shared that he is angry and filled with emotion to learn of the incident.

Rising Sun Chatsworth

The woman who found the baby, Gugu Mbulu, says when she saw the little bundle of joy, he was laying naked in the cold, with umbilical chord still attached. She says she just prayed that she could save his life.

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