A NEWBORN was found abandoned in a grassy area near Hidden View village in Barangay Bacayan, Cebu City.
A resident, Gemma Legaspi, said she saw a woman left the baby boy, whose body was found covered only with dry leaves.
The boy sustained a wound in his arm. He was brought to the Cebu City Medical Center for a medical checkup.
Legaspi said the woman ran away after noticing her.
Policemen from Talamban police station responded to the area, and are still looking for the mother, who reportedly was working as a maid in the village. (Sunnex/With reports from Pia Noreen Bilar)