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Woman abandoned in a shop at birth begins search for biological mother

A woman from Manchester is looking for her birth mum, 25 years after being abandoned as a baby.

Newborn Victoria Vardy - named Katy Elder by shop staff - made front page news in 1987 when she was found zipped in a canvas bag at the store on Elder Way.

More than two decades later, where she came from remains a mystery.

Newborn Victoria Vardy in 1987, known then as Katy Elder Credit: ITV Central

Victoria, who was adopted by a couple in Chesterfield, has taken to YouTube to appeal for anyone who has information about who her parents are.

Watch Victoria's appeal on YouTube:

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