A new-born baby girl believed to be less than a day old and weighing 2.16kg was found abandoned inside a box by the roadside at Mile 11, Oya Road, Sibu yesterday.

The infant was found and was brought to the Sibu Hospital by the couple who found her crying.

Upon inspection, the baby seemed to be very healthy and the hospital suspected that the baby was born the night before.

The Welfare Department is currently handling the case

-The Borneo Post