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Last Updated: Saturday, 29 July 2006, 19:55 GMT 20:55 UK
Baby girl found under park bush
The baby called Angel
A note was found with the baby which said her name was Angel
A four-week-old baby has been found abandoned in a park in Liverpool.

The little girl was found by a passer-by under a bush in Stanley Park in the Anfield area of the city on Saturday morning.

The youngster was unharmed and is being cared for by staff at Alder Hey children's hospital on Merseyside.

A note with the baby said she was called Angel and born on 1 July. Merseyside police are urging the mother to come forward.

The baby was wearing a polka-dot bodysuit and was wrapped in pink and white blankets.

She was found by a man walking his dog at about 0730 BST.

'Well cared for'

A bag of clothes and a bottle of milk had been left with Angel, who is described as white with jet black hair.

Ch Insp Chris Markey, of Merseyside police, said: "The baby is in a healthy condition and is currently being cared for by hospital staff at Alder Hey.

"I'm very concerned about the welfare of the mother of the baby and I would appeal to her to come forward as soon as possible so we can do what is best for both her and the baby."

A spokesman for Alder Hey said the baby was "happy, well-nourished and well cared for".

Police said Angel's mother, or anyone who knows who she is, should contact Merseyside Police.


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