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Mother of 'abandoned tot' found

Police have traced the mother of a young girl who was found abandoned in a pram near a busy road in Carlisle, Cumbria. Police say a 41-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect.

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Police: Girl aged around three found in abandoned pram

Cumbria Police have issued an urgent appeal for any information relating to a girl who was found abandoned in her pram in Carlisle last night. A statement on their website says:

At around 11 pm last night ... police were called to a disturbance on Warwick Road.

On arrival police officers found an abandoned pram, with a little girl, believed to be age around 3 years inside.

There was no trace of the child’s parents in the immediate area.

– cumbria police

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Carlisle Police on 101.

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