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Abandoned Edinburgh baby's mother urged to seek healthcare

A newborn baby girl has been found abandoned on a park bench in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh.

Police said the baby was discovered by a passer-by and has been named Charlotte after the policewoman who took her to hospital where she is being cared for.

Officers and nursing staff at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary have said they are concerned for the wellbeing of the baby's mother and are urging her to seek medical attention.

  • 12 Apr 2013