A 15-year-old mother has been arrested by the Police after she was caught on CCTV throwing away her newborn baby into a dustbin.
The young mother from China’s Shenzhen was captured getting into a lift with the tiny box and some other bags at the weekend.
Southern Metropolis Daily reports that a cleaner who was said to have been picking out card boxes from the rubbish bin spotted the baby.
While the little baby was still breathing, she was smeared in blood.
The cleaner told the newspaper, “I thought it was a doll when I saw the baby’s leg.
“But then, I looked again and [saw] it was a live baby and there was blood on the baby’s face and body.”
A neighbour who also saw the baby said, “It appeared there was a cut mark under her right eye, so we sent her to the hospital.”
The little baby was rushed to Bao’an People’s Hospital where she weigh a 5.84 lbs and had a low body temperature.
The police confirmed that the baby belongs to the teenager after they arrived at her apartment and found blood in her toilet and unpleasant smell