A desperate search is underway to trace a woman after a foetus was found at Canford Heath Dorset. The foetus was discovered by a passer-by on Wednesday afternoon.
Dorset Police have launched an urgent appeal to trace the mother of the baby. They believe the woman may be in need of medical attention and have urged anyone with information to come forward.
This is a very distressing incident, and the priority is to ensure the welfare of the mother. Dorset police are appeals to anyone who has any information about this incident to contact us.
Dorset Police have confirmed that they have received a report of a deceased human foetus being found on Canford Heath. The foetus was discovered on Thursday and was reported to the police shortly afterwards.
At this time, Dorset police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the foetus. They have urged anyone with information to come forward and contact the police on 101.
The police have said that they are taking the incident seriously and are doing all they can to find out what happened. They have asked anyone with any information to contact them as soon as possible.
This incident is a tragedy, and our thoughts are with those affected.
Support is available from The Sands Helpline on 0808 164 3332. Sands supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during, or shortly after birth.