Injured baby found near bins of tower block

Police say a "very young baby" was found here near to these bins in Wolverhampton Photo: ITV Central

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a baby girl was found with serious injuries near to bins on a Wolverhampton estate.

Police were called to a flat on Boscobel Crescent at 6.30pm on Saturday evening (8th September) following reports a child was missing.

The baby was discovered on Saturday night near to these bins of a tower block Credit: ITV Central

Police say the "very young baby" was then found nearby in the "refuse collection area" with serious injuries.

She was taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

Police say the 24-year-old woman has been detained in police custody on suspicion of attempted murder Credit: ITV Central

Police say the 24-year-old woman has been detained in police custody on suspicion of attempted murder, and a 32-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Police say both are related to the baby and they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Police were called to Boscobel Crescent, Wolverhampton, at the weekend Credit: ITV Central