Port Elizabeth - A newborn baby girl was discovered abandoned in a storm water drain in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday, Eastern Cape police said.
Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said around 07:30 on Tuesday morning a woman was walking her dog in Sedan Avenue in Lorraine when she heard the cries of a baby coming from a street drain.
Naidu said the woman stopped a passing motorist who then helped her lift the drain cover.
"They found a newborn baby girl with no clothes on. Paramedics were on the scene and the baby was taken to hospital," she said.
An umbilical cord was still attached to the child.