A newborn baby girl has been found in a bush in Fairland, Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics were alerted after a member of the public found the baby in a bush, before taking her to the local police station. The circumstances surrounding the incident are not known to the paramedics, who found the infant wrapped in a towel.
They accessed her for any injuries, before taking her to a hospital.
Police Captain Mavela Masondo said the doctor had told them that the baby was unharmed.
“We are currently arranging to have the child taken to a place of safety,” Masondo said.
He added that no arrests had been made and that and a case of child abandonment had been opened.