10/09/2012 13:35 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

Newborn Baby Found In Critical Condition At Bottom Of Rubbish Chute

Baby found abandoned near bins in 'critical condition'  PA

A woman has been arrested after a newborn baby girl was found injured at the bottom of a rubbish chute in Wolverhampton.

BBC News reports that officers were called to a flat in Wolverhampton on Saturday after reports of a missing child.

Police found what they describe as a 'very young baby' with serious injuries in a rubbish collection area.

The baby is currently in Birmingham's Children's Hospital in a critical condition.

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, and 32-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.