Erode: A two month old abandoned baby girl was rescued today by Health Department officials from a vegetable market at Perundurai area, police said.
They said some persons in the market heard the wails of the baby and soon found it wrapped in a piece of cloth at an isolated spot.
The villagers informed the police and health department.
Both health Department officials and police rushed to the spot and took the baby, which was admitted to the infant ward at Government Headquarters hospital here, where it is being treated.
Police said they are searching for the mother of the child.