Abandoned baby found in plant box in QC


Posted at May 29 2012 11:03 PM | Updated as of May 30 2012 05:18 PM

MANILA, Philippines – An abandoned baby girl was found in a plant box outside a house in Barangay E. Rodriguez, Cubao, Quezon City Monday night.

Marilou Gabriel said she discovered the baby outside her home wrapped in a blue blanket.

Stray dogs had surrounded the girl when she was found by Gabriel.

She believes that the infant is less than a month old.

She turned over custody of the baby to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Barangay officials have yet to identify the child’s parents, as of posting. -- Reports from Dennis Datu, dzMM; Jacque Manabat, ABS-CBN News