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Police have released pictures of the bag a baby boy was found in after he was abandoned by his mother in Worcester.
He was found at around 4.30am yesterday at a house in the Columbia Drive area of Lower Wick.
Members of the public have contacted West Mercia Police to say the bag is from South Africa.
Midwives in Worcestershire who are carrying for a baby left abandoned on the doorstep of a house in Lower Wick are concerned about the mother's condition.
Police are also investigating and have appeal to the mum to come forward or anybody who knows where she might be.
The baby, found abandoned on a doorstep in Worcester, is thought to be only 24 hours old.
He was found wrapped in a blanket in a bag with the logo ‘Woolworths The Difference - a community based project’.
Health workers and police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing the mother of a baby boy who was abandoned in Worcester this morning.
At around 4.30am, the boy was found in a Hessian bag after the doorbell was rung at a house in the Columbia Drive area of Lower Wick.
Hospital bosses are appealing for the mother of an abandoned newborn baby to come forward. He has been named Joseph, was left on a doorstep outside a house in Worcester this morning. Health chiefs from Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are caring for the baby and made this appeal.
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which is caring for a baby abandoned this morning in Worcestershire, has made an appeal on Twitter for the newborn's mother to come forward:
A newborn baby has been found abandoned in Worcestershire.
Health officials from Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, who are now caring for the baby, are urging the mother to come forward.
The child was left on a doorstep outside a home in a residential part of Worcester.