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A quick-thinking amusement arcade worker's actions probably saved the life of newborn baby April, after she was abandoned in Southport.
Matt O'Donoghue reports:
Amusement arcade worker Warren Chadwick says his adrenalin ''kicked in'' when he was alerted to the discovery of a baby girl in the toilets of his workplace on Southport.
The mother of baby April has now been found and is receiving medical treatment.
Merseyside Police say the mother of a newborn baby found in Southport has been found.
She was found within the Merseyside area and is currently receiving medical treatment.
Superintendent Claire Richards, said: “I would like to thank the local community, the online community and the media for their assistance in this matter.”
Police have made an urgent appeal for information about the mother of a baby found abandoned at an amusement arcade in Southport.
The baby, who's been named April by hospital staff, is safe and well.
Merseyside Police have issued a CCTV image of a woman officers are keen to trace after a newborn baby was left abandoned in Southport last night (Thursday, 16 April).
Officers believe the woman pictured may have information that could help them with enquiries and would urge her or anyone who recognises her to contact us.
Superintendent Claire Richards, said: “Our primary concern at this time is for the welfare of the mother and I would urge the woman pictured to get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 3835 or 101.