Newborn baby found in east London park

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Police have launched an urgent appeal to find the mother of a newborn baby found in an east London park.

The baby was found this morning at 8.20am (Sunday 17th September) by a member of the public in a park close to Balaam Street, Plaistow.

The baby boy was abandoned in a carefully wrapped white blanket, Medical staff who are treating the baby have named him Harry.



Police are extremely concerned for the welfare of the mother who police believe may need medical care and other support.


Anyone with any info is requested to call Met Police on 101.