Mother, friend arrested for abandoning baby in Nicosia home

May 27, 2019 at 9:13am
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A man and a woman were arrested in Nicosia early on Monday morning on suspicion of child abandonment, philenews reports.

It said that the mother – who is a non-Cypriot – had asked her friend to look after her 12 month old baby. The man then reportedly left the baby alone in the house.

Neighbours heard a baby crying and called the police. Police are investigating in cooperation with the Welfare Service.