Newborn baby with $80 found abandoned in Thai hospital

Newborn baby with $80 found abandoned in Thai hospital
PHOTO: The Nation/Asia News Network

A newborn baby boy was found abandoned inside the Takuapa district hospital in Phang Nga with Bt2,000 in cash, hospital officials said.

The baby was found at around 9pm behind the emergency building near an outpatient pharmacy room, Takuapa hospital director Dr Phaisal Worasathit said.

A plastic bag that contained among other things Bt2,000 (S$82) in cash and a milk bottle were found beside the baby.

Photo: The Nation/Asia News Network

The baby is believed to be about three days old. Phaisal said the baby weighed about 2.6kg when he was found.

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