Two face court for abandoning baby

Police say two people have been charged after a baby girl was found abandoned in Reading last week.

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

The baby, found in a holdall in London Road on May 3, remains in foster care.

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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.