An injured baby girl discovered in the rubbish collection area of a tower block of flats in Wolverhampton, may have fallen 50ft down a rubbish chute.
Police were called to a flat on Boscobel Crescent at 6.30pm on Saturday night following reports of a missing child.
A 24-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 32-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender, police were granted more time to question both, which runs out tomorrow night.
Police say both people are related to the baby and they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
Detective Inspector John Smith from the force Public Protection Unit is investigating this incident.
“We are making a number of enquiries to establish how this young baby has come to sustain her injuries, and how she came to be found in the refuse area of the flats. “The two people who have been arrested are related to the baby and we are currently not seeking anyone else as part of our enquiries. “We urge anyone who has information to help our investigation to come forward at the earliest opportunity.”