MPUMALANGA – On the evening of Monday, 01 June 2020, a 47-year-old woman was woken up by noise of an infant who was crying bitterly. This crying sound continued for a while prompting her to wake her husband and both went to investigate where they discovered an infant wrapped in a towel outside the door. They tried to look around to see if possibly they can spot the person who left the baby but with no success and further enquired from the neighbours as well but no positive feedback.
The matter was eventually reported to the police on Tuesday, 02 June 2020 and a case of child neglect was opened. The police have since launched a manhunt for the suspect who has abandoned the child.
Anyone who has information can contact Detective Constable Londiwe Patricia Mathibela on 0824942174. Alternatively, members of the public can call the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111. Information may also be communicated via MySAPSApp. All information will be treated with the strictest of confidence and callers may remain anonymous.