Two charged after baby find

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of child abandonment after a newborn girl was found in a holdall on a doorstep in Reading.

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Two charged with abandoning baby

Thames Valley Police has charged two people as part of its investigation into a baby girl being abandoned in Reading last week.

A 26-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman, both from Winchester, have both been charged with abandoning a child. They will appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court later today.

The baby, who was found in London Road, Reading on 3 May, remains in foster care.

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