Newborn boy found wrapped in napkin behind JB bus station dumpster


  • Nation
  • Friday, 18 Sep 2020

JOHOR BARU: A newborn baby boy was found wrapped in a napkin behind the dumpster of a bus station here on Thursday (Sept 17).

Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Padzil Mohd Zain said that the infant, who is about 16 days old, was discovered by a man at about 6.15pm.

“The child was found wrapped in the napkin with a baby bottle next to him. No documents were found with the baby, ” he said in a statement on Friday (Sept 18).

He added that the child was sent to Hospital Sultanah Aminah and the police are still looking for his parents.

On a separate matter, ACP Padzil said that a Bangladeshi man was injured after being stabbed and hit while working his shift at a grocery store in Taman Sentosa.

He said that the victim, who is in his 30s, was attacked by two men at about 1.20am on Friday.

“The suspects used a vegetable knife to stab the victim’s left hand before using a receipt box to hit him on the head.

“They then took his phone and fled the scene in a blue car, ” he said, adding that the police are investigating the matter and urged the public to reach out to the department if they have any information on the case.

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