Dumped baby's mother found

Police believe they have identified the mother of a baby found abandoned on a Worcester doorstep in July.

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Police trace mother of abandoned Worcester baby

Police believe they have traced the mother of a baby boy who was abandoned on a front doorstep in Worcester in July.

The baby, who was named Joseph by hospital staff, was found outside a house in the Lower Wick area of the city on the early hours of Thursday July 18.

The woman believed to be his mother, and a man in his twenties, were arrested by police yesterday on suspicion of child neglect. They have now been released on bail.

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