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Johannesburg – A baby that appears to have been “neglected” has been found at a house in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, and taken to hospital, Gauteng paramedics said on Saturday.

“ER24 paramedics were called to a property last night [Friday] in Roodepoort to assess an infant believed to have been neglected,” ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said.

Upon arrival at the property, the paramedics found local community policing forum (CPF) members and SA Police Service officers on the scene.

“Upon assessment of the infant, believed to be two months old, it was found that the child was cold. The baby was taken to hospital for further assessments,” Bodasing said.

African News Agency