Update: Woman arrested after baby girl found in park

Watson Road Park, Blackpool
Watson Road Park, Blackpool

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a baby was found in a park in Blackpool.

At about 7am on Sunday, 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, South Shore.

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

The baby and the six-year-old girl have been checked over and are safe and well.

Police said a 42-year-old woman from Blackpool had been arrested on suspicion of child neglect and was in custody.

Officers said inquiries were on-going.