BREAKING: Baby found dead on a street in Bradford wrapped in a beach towel

A newborn baby has been found dead on a street in Bradford wrapped in a beach towel, police said.

According to a report by Guardian, West Yorkshire Police said emergency services attended Bowling Back Lane on Thursday, where the baby was found.

Fuerteventura map on beach towel.
Beach towel with Fuerteventura map holds clue to mother’s whereabout. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo
The force have released a picture of the towel, which depicts a map of the island of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands in yellow on a purple background, in an attempt to locate the mother.

Sara Hollins, head of midwifery for Bradford, said in a statement: “Our main priority is to find the mum of the baby as we are concerned for her wellbeing and want to ensure she gets the appropriate medical care and support.

“We are urging mum or any friends of mum to call the police on 101 or via 07753 672648 (you can text if you want) quoting log 564.”

She added that the baby’s mother was likely to be from the Bradford area.