An abandoned newborn baby has been found alive in a bush, in Port Shepstone.
It is alleged that residents from the area called emergency services last night, after hearing faint cries from the dense bush behind their home. They initially thought it was a cat.
According to Kerwin Dickens from Lazer 911, upon arrival he heard the baby crying and immediately started the search. The baby was lying face down naked in the bush, the umbilical cord was still attached.
The baby boy was immediately rushed to the hospital and is in a healthy stable condition.
Police are investigating further.