Woman arrested after baby found in park

The baby was found in Watson Road Park. © Google Maps
The baby was found in Watson Road Park. © Google Maps

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a baby was found in a park at 7am yesterday morning.

Police received a report that a member of public had found a seven-month-old baby girl in an upturned pram in Watson Road Park, Blackpool.

Following a search police located the baby’s mother at an address in the town, along with her six-year-old daughter.

The baby and the six-year-old girl are reported to be safe and well.

A statement from Lancashire police said a 42-year-old woman from Blackpool had been arrested on suspicion of child neglect and has been bailed pending further investigation.

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