A newborn baby boy was found at a vacant lot in Barangay Poblacion, Magdiwang, Romblon last December 23, 2019.
Magdiwang MSWDO Dearlit Jane Patiño said the baby was about four hours old with still attached umbilical cord swad in a color cream towel when discovered.
He was brought to the rural health clinic after the discovery around 6 in the morning.
The foundling was in stable condition now and currently under the care of the local government unit.
Magdiwang MSWDO said the biological parents would be given three to six months to claim the baby.
Meanwhile, The Magdiwang Municipal Police Station launched its own investigation to determine the identity of his parents, who violated Republic Act 7610, or the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.