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Man looking for scrap metal finds a box and calls the police, see what was inside

An abandoned baby has been discovered by some residents of Gqalo Street. At the time of writing this article, the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit in Motherwell has been involved in the case and are pleading with the general public and anyone who might have vital information about the whereabouts of the baby's mother to come forward.

On a given day at around 12:00, a community member is alleged to have discovered a baby in a box near a tree in a park on Gqalo Street while looking for scrap metal.

He then enlisted the assistance of other members of the community before phoning the police. The infant was both alive and fully clothed. He is about one month old. He was transferred to Dora Nginza Medical Center.

Anyone with information on the baby's parents or a woman who may have recently given birth is requested to contact Crime Stoppers at 08600 10111 or their local police station. Callers can remain anonymous, and all information is kept totally confidential.

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