Abandoned baby found in box in Hang Dong

A baby, believed to be around 10 days old, has been found abandoned in a box in Hang Dong early this morning, March 25.

The baby was discovered in the box next to a light pole in Ban San Pa Sak, Moo 1 Kaeng Kaew at around 6:30 a.m.

The child, described as being male with white skin and cute, was taken in by locals where he was washed and fed before being handed over to authorities.

He was taken to Hang Dong District Hospital for a checkup.

Police are seeking the mother to charge her with illegally dumping the child and putting it at risk.