Baby Boy in Serious Condition After Mom Gives Birth, Dumps Him in Toilet

International   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Jan 6, 2014   |   2:38PM   |   London, England

A newborn baby boy is in serious condition after his mother gave birth and dumped him in a toilet in a sporting goods store.

An unnamed woman was arrested on suspicion of willful neglect after boy was “dumped” in the toilet. The boy was discovered on New Years’ Day and was rushed to hospital and he is in a neonatal unit in Derbyshire, England in a serious but stable condition.

The boy’s mother, believed to be Eastern European and in her 20s, was also treated at the hospital before her arrest.

The London Daily Mail has a report:

Paramedics who attended the call at the retailer’s UK distribution centre, in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, have passed the incident to police.



It is not known who found the baby, who is now being cared for at a specialist neo-natal unit in Leicester.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Police said: ‘Police were called by the ambulance service at around 11.15pm on January 1 to reports of the birth of a baby in unusual circumstances at a business premises in Shirebrook.