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.
BREAKING - New born baby found in carrier bag in Birmingham Park. Anyone with info is urged to call 101 ASAP. http://t.co/u2hUkXRQkJ
Now that the baby is safe police are appealing for the mother to come forward as she may also require urgent medical attention.
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A mostly dry day with sunny spells. Wintry showers from late afternoon in the west and north, perhaps falling as snow to lower levels.
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