A day-old baby has been found in the bush near the Abonturudu stream close to the lorry station at Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo region.
The loud cry of the baby wrapped in a black polythene bag drew the attention of passersby who subsequently reported the matter to the police.
The Kintampo Divisional Police Commander, ACP Joseph Gyau Antwi went to the scene with his men to retrieve the baby and sent her to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Kintampo Municipal Hospital for treatment.
ACP Joseph Gyau Antwi said such incidents are not new in the area.
He added that investigations are underway to trace the parents of the baby
He urged residents in the area to furnish the police with information to help them to find the parents.
Some residents who spoke to myarkfmonline.com expressed their disgust about the incident and called on the police to strive to get to the bottom of the matter.