20 Jan, 2020 @ 14:45
1 min read

Newborn baby found with bags of clothes in busy Costa Blanca street

Calle San Isidro

A NEWBORN baby girl was found abandoned in a plastic bag on an Orihuela street on Friday, January 17.

Policia Nacional are searching for the mother of the child, left in la calle San Isidro.

Calle San Isidro
BABY FOUND: Calle San Isidro in Orihuela (Google)

Authorities say the baby was either a newborn or only a few days old.

The baby was discovered by two pedestrians who had heard crying before seeing movements inside the bag.

Emergency services were  immediately informed and the baby was transferred to the Vega Baja Hospital and found to be in good health.

Several more bags containing baby clothes were found next to the infant, which police and social services are examining, in order to help trace the mother.

They are also checking the baby’s DNA for any known matches.

Breaking news at The Olive Press
Previous Story

WATCH: Snow arrives on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Breaking news at The Olive Press
Next Story

IN VIDEOS: Terrifying waves, destroyed beaches, burst rivers and more as Storm Gloria wreaks havoc in Spain’s Alicante and Valencia

Latest from Costa Blanca

Go toTop

More From The Olive Press