Baby found dumped in dustbin, FCS seek parents, Durban

South African Police Service

Baby found dumped in dustbin, FCS seek parents, Durban
Baby found dumped in dustbin, FCS seek parents, Durban. Photo: SAPS

The Durban Central Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit are seeking assistance in finding the relatives or parents of an infant in the attached picture to help solve a case of child abandonment.

It is alleged that on 10 July 2021 at approximately 22:15, the infant was found alive by police abandoned in a dustbin at Boscombe Place behind a hotel in Durban.

It is suspected that she was abandoned on the day after she was born. The Durban Central FCS Unit is investigating a case of child abandonment.

Anyone with information on the identity or whereabouts of the parents or relatives of the child is requested to contact the investigating officer Detective Constable Dludla 061 375 4876 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service