Gurgaon, Sep 2 (PTI) A one-day-old infant was found today abandoned in Gurgaon’s Wazirabad area, the police said today.

Locals found the baby amid some shrubs near a CNG gas and petrol pump in Sector 57 area after they heard it crying.

“A team from the Sector 56 police station reached the spot and admitted the infant to the Artemis hospital. The baby’s condition is said to be normal according to doctors,” Gurgaon Police’s public relations officer, Ravinder Kumar said.

The officer said the infant was abandoned at around 4 am as per initial investigations.

“We are trying to identify the people behind such inhumane behavior. It was fortunate that street dogs did not hurt the child.

“A search is on to identify the parents in adjoining areas and villages. We are also cross-checking records of deliveries in city hospitals,” the officer added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.