Birmingham park baby 'taken to hospital for treatment'

The newborn baby found abandoned in a carrier bag in a Birmingham park was treated by West Midlands Ambulance staff before being taken to a local hospital.

We can confirm we went to an incident in a park in Stechford this afternoon.

A baby girl was treated by ambulance staff and taken to a local hospital for assessment and treatment.

– West Midlands Ambulance spokesman

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Carrier bag baby pictured

A newborn baby girl found abandoned in a bag in a Birmingham park has been named Jade by hospital staff. The girl is "happy and contented" as she recovers in hospital, West Midlands Police said as detectives attempted to trace her missing mother.