Mother of abandoned baby identified

A woman is being questioned by police in relation to the abandoned child that was found on Friday in St Paul’s Bay.

The woman who is Maltese was identified and questioned by the Police following the initial investigation.

A newborn was found at the entrance of a block of apartments in Korp tal-Pijunieri Street, St Paul’s Bay. The Duty Magistrate Joseph Mifsud named the baby Cristiano after the newly acquired Juventus footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo.