Baby and toddler found abandoned in Plymouth

An investigation is under way after a 10-month-old baby and a two-year-old girl were found abandoned in Plymouth.

The youngsters were discovered by residents living near Western Approach in the city centre on Thursday evening.

The children, who have not been named, have been placed in temporary care under a Police Protection Order.

Officers have identified their parents and are currently trying to trace them. Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to contact police.

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