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Abandoned newborn baby found

Health chiefs are appealing for a mother to come forward after a newborn baby was found abandoned. The child was left on a doorstep outside a home in a residential part of Worcester, Worcestershire, some time this morning, West Mercia Police said.

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Abandoned baby Joseph 'doing very well'

Baby Joseph was found on a doorstep this morning Credit: PA

Staff caring for an abandoned newborn baby said he is "a lovely little boy" and is "doing very well".

Patti Paine of Worcestershire Royal Hospital said Joseph, who is believed to have been born yesterday, weighs five and a half pounds and is healthy.

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