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Remains of an infant child found in Kent

Police said that any information would be treated 'in a sensitive way'. Credit: PA

The remains of an infant have been found in Kent, police have said.

Police said the remains were discovered in Broadway, Sheerness, at 12.48pm on Saturday.

The age and identity of the child is not known, and the cause of death has also yet to be established.

A police spokesman urged the mother to come forward "to ensure her well-being" as they appealed for information.

Officers are at the scene conducting inquiries and are keen to hear from anyone who may have information that can help them establish the circumstances.

As part of their inquiries, officers are also keen to locate the mother of the child to ensure her well-being.

Police appealed to anyone with information about the remains to contact them on 101.

Those that do come forward should know that the information will be handled in a sensitive way.

– Kent Police