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Reading abandoned baby: Man and woman charged

The holdall
Image caption The baby was inside a holdall, but was said to be well cared for

A man and woman have been charged following the discovery of an abandoned baby in Reading.

Amelia, who is about three weeks old, was found in a holdall near the town's Polish Centre in London Road, on 3 May.

A 26-year-old man and a woman, 18, both from Winchester, appeared before Reading Magistrates' Court, charged with abandoning a child.

Amelia remains in foster care since being discharged from hospital for a health check up, police said.

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