Port Elizabeth police are searching for the mother of a six-week-old baby who was found abandoned in Walmer.
This after a couple walking home from church in Walmer heard the infant crying.
“They went to investigate and found a baby, about a month old, in the bushes. The girl was wrapped in a blanket and her bag was lying next to her,” police spokesperson Priscilla Naidu said.
Naidu said, inside the bag was the baby’s medication with the mother’s name written on it.
Phelokazi Gxoyiya is believed to be the mother of the girl.
The child was taken to a place of safety and police are investigating a case of child neglect and child abandonment.