Woman won't be charged over abandoned baby in Logan

POLICE have identified the mother of a baby abandoned in Logan at the weekend and the woman won't be charged.

Police questioned the woman overnight Sunday and say no further action will be taken.

They say both the mother and the child are good health.

a baby was abandoned on the doorstep of a Logan home on Saturday.

The newborn boy, who had been wrapped in blankets and placed in a basket, was found by the family in front of their home in Kingston about 5.30am.

"A woman is assisting police with their inquiries in relation to an infant found outside a house in Kingston yesterday," police said on Sunday

The ABC reported the Samoan community has rallied around the child on Sunday, saying prayers at the local Uniting Church.

Reverend Hohaia Matthews says everyone is hoping the mother can be found safe and well.

"Obviously, our concern is also for her and for a successful outcome."

The residents of the Juers Street residence discovered the baby at about 5.30am.

The baby remains in hospital for observation.

The male baby is of Pacific Islander or Samoan appearance was  believed to have been born in the past few days.

The baby appeared to be in good health and was securely wrapped up in a basket. There was also a bag containing nappies, formula and bottles.



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