Newborn Baby Found On Horden Doorstep

28 May 2015, 13:27 | Updated: 28 May 2015, 16:14

A newborn baby's been found abandoned on the doorstep of a house in County Durham this morning.

The baby boy was discovered by a pet dog in the Horden area just before 5am.

He was wrapped in 2 dressing gowns and gently crying when the dog came across him after being let out of his house.

The boy's been named Jack by hospital staff, he's said to be doing well.

His mum has come forward and is being looked after by officers.