Baby abandoned on Horden street

Police have confirmed a baby was abandoned this morning.

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Abandoned baby spends night in hospital

A new-born baby that was found abandoned on a doorstep in County Durham has spent the night

The boy, named Jack by staff at North Tees hospital, is thought to be about 12 hours old and was found wrapped in two dressing gowns.

Police said that they have managed to trace the child’s mother.

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