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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.

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Police: Locating mother of baby found in park 'a priority'

Police say locating the mother of a newborn baby discovered in a carrier bag in a Birmingham park is a 'priority'.

Now that we know the baby is safe and in the care of professionals, our priority is to find mom.

She may be in need of urgent medical attention and we need her to contact us as soon as possible.

– Chief Inspector Jack Hadley, West Midlands Police

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