Newborn baby found in wheelie bin among grass cuttings with umbilical cord attached 

A newborn baby boy has been found in a wheelie bin with his umbilical cord attached in Grimsby.

The baby was discovered in a brown garden waste bin on an estate at about 5pm on Sunday, Grimsby Live reports.

Reports say a concerned resident heard crying coming from the bin and after opening the lid found the baby among grass cuttings.

The boy is being treated in hospital, it is understood.

His young mum has also been traced and was taken to hospital where she is being cared for by relevant authorities.

After being alerted just before 5pm on Sunday there was a large response by Humberside Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service.

At least four police cars and vans were at the scene along with two ambulances.

More to follow…