Mother dumps newborn next to railway

A 37-year-old woman dumped her newborn in the bushes next to a railway in Dullstroom on Sunday afternoon.

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The police received a tip-off from a passerby who remained anonymous that he spotted what looked like a baby. Upon arrival, the police confirmed it was a baby and urgently summoned emergency medical services and they took the infant to the hospital.

Mother dumps newborn next to railway
Baby boy abandoned.

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“Investigations by the police led to the mother, and she was was arrested and charged accordingly. She is expected to appear at the Belfast Magistrate’s Court today,” said the police.

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