1. Central

Search for Baby Jade's mother

West Midlands Police have released pictures of a newborn baby, named Jade by hospital staff, as part of a search for the child's mother.

Jade was found abandoned in a carrier bag in a park in Birmingham.

View all 24 updates ›

Newborn baby girl abandoned in broad daylight

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.

More top news