Newborn baby found in supermarket

07 Dec 2018 / 10:08 H.

GEORGE TOWN: A newborn baby boy, with the umbilical cord still intact, was found at the diaper changing station of a supermarket in Tanjong Tokong here yesterday.

Timur Laut district police chief ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang said the baby, alive and wrapped in white cloth, was found by a woman who entered the room at about 6 pm and a police report was lodged.

Following which, a medical officer from Penang Hospital was sent to the scene to treat the baby, he said in a statement today. — Bernama