Newborn baby with umbilical cord found in garbage can among grass clippings
A concerned local resident reportedly heard crying coming from a rubbish bin and found the baby among grass clippings in Grimsby after opening the lid
A newborn boy with an umbilical cord attached was found in a rubbish bin in Grimsby.
The baby was discovered in a brown garden rubbish bin at a property around 5pm on Sunday. Grimsby Live reports.
A concerned resident reportedly heard crying coming from the trash can and found the baby among grass clippings after opening the lid.
The boy is being treated at the hospital, it is said.
His young mother was also located and taken to the hospital, where she is being cared for by the relevant authorities.
After being alerted just before 5pm on Sunday, there was a huge response from Humberside Police and the East Midlands Ambulance Service.
At least four police cars and vans were at the scene along with two ambulances.
Police officers were seen conducting house-to-house inquiries and questioning shocked residents.
Paramedics were on site within minutes and a police cordon was set up.
A spokesman for the East Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We received a call to a home address in Grimsby at 4.58pm on 19 June.
“The caller reported a medical emergency. We dispatched two manned ambulances and two patients were taken to Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital.”
Humberside Police told GrimsbyLive on Sunday: “Officers are present at a property on Winchester Avenue following a safety concern report this evening (Sunday 19 June).
“Those affected were supported. There are no issues or risks to the wider community.”
Families and pensioners live in semi-detached and terraced houses in the quiet street.
The Mirror have contacted Humberside Police for further comment.
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