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Baby abandoned on Horden street

Police have confirmed a baby was abandoned this morning.

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Abandoned baby was discovered by pet dog

A baby boy abandoned on a doorstep in Horden, Peterlee was discovered by a pet dog.

Janice Clish, resident of the house where the baby was found, said: "My boyfriend was taking the dog round the block and the dog stopped at my door.

"He went over and that's when we found the baby on the floor. I was shocked."

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