It is alleged the body was found by residents who were cutting the grass in the area.
The residents immediately informed the police.
Tsakane police spokesperson Sergeant Lerato Mngomezulu says the police were dispatched to the area.
“We are appealing to the community to assist in finding the mother of the infant,” she says.
Anyone with information about the suspect can contact the Tsakane Police on 011 363 5300.