Newborn baby with umbilical cord intact found on car boot

GEORGE TOWN - A newborn baby with his umbilical cord still intact was found on a car boot at Kampung Bukit in Bayan Lepas here.

A factory worker who had just returned home from his night shift, found the baby on his car boot after he heard cries at 4.30am Saturday.

He then rushed to the Bayan Lepas police station to lodge a report and hand the baby over to the police.

Balik Pulau deputy OCPD Deputy Supt Siti Nor Salawati Saad said the baby has been sent to the Balik Pulau a hospital and is now in a stable condition.

Police are now looking for the baby's mother.