4:33 pm, Thu 31 Oct 2013
West Midlands police are trying to find the mother of a newborn baby girl who was abandoned in a carrier bag in a park in Birmingham at 2pm today.
A West Midlands Ambulance spokesman said: "We can confirm we went to an incident in a park in Stechford this afternoon.
A baby girl was treated by ambulance staff and taken to a local hospital for assessment and treatment."
3:12 pm, Thu 31 Oct 2013
An investigation has been launched by West Midlands police to find the mother of a newborn baby girl found abandoned in a community park off Stuarts Road in Stetchford this afternoon.
The baby was found wrapped in a blanket in a bag just after 2pm whereafter she was rushed to hospital. She is currently being assessed by medical staff.
Now that the baby is safe police are appealing for the mother to come forward as she may also require urgent medical attention.