Merseyside Police can confirm the mother of a newborn found in Southport on Thursday, 16 April has this afternoon (Friday, 17 April) been found.

She was found within the Merseyside area and is currently receiving medical treatment.

Superintendent Claire Richards, said: “I would like to thank the local community, the online community and the media for their assistance in this matter.”


CCTV Appeal following abandoned baby in Southport

Merseyside Police has issued a CCTV still of a woman, officers are keen to trace after a newborn baby was left abandoned in Southport last night (Thursday, 16 April). 

Officers believe the woman pictured may have information that could help them with enquiries and would urge her or anyone who recognises her to contact us. Superintendent Claire Richards, said:

“Our primary concern at this time is for the welfare of the mother and I would urge the woman pictured to get in touch.”Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 0151 777 3835 or 101.


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