5 Apr 2018, Port Elizabeth: A new born baby was found by a resident while walking her dog in Sedan Avenue in Lorraine.
According to police information, at about 07:30, the woman heard the cries of a baby coming out of a drain. She managed to flag down a passing motorist who help her remove the covering.
The infant, a girl was found naked and with the umbilical cord still attached. The child was taken to hospital.
Police are investigating a case of child abandonment and is appealing to the community to assist them in tracing the mother of the child. Information may be communicated to detectives at SAPS Walmer on 041 5811496.