Newborn baby found in wheelie bin in Grimsby

A newborn baby in hospital after being found in wheelie bin in Grimsby, prompting a police investigation.

Crying was heard coming from the bin.The baby boy was discovered in a brown garden waste bin on Langton Close off Winchester Avenue on Grimsby’s Nunsthorpe estate at around 5pm on Sunday, June 19.

A concerned resident reportedly heard crying coming from the bin and found the baby among grass cuttings.

The baby still had his umbilical cord attached and was taken to hospital where he is “doing well”, according to Grimsby Live.

They also reported that the young mum, who was also taken to hospital, is being supported by the appropriate services and is thought to be responding well.

Humberside Police said: “Officers are in attendance at a property on Winchester Avenue following reports of concerns for safety earlier this evening (Sunday , June 19).

What an absolutely awful start to life.

Newborn baby in hospital after being found in wheelie bin in Grimsby (

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