05/10/2018 10:31 BST | Updated 05/10/2018 14:55 BST

Fears For Mother As Foetus Found Dumped In East London Park

Emergency crews say she may need medical help.

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The foetus was found in Valentines Park in Ilford on Thursday 

A foetus – believed to be around 12-20 weeks gestation – has been found in an east London park, sparking fears for the health of its mother.

The discovery was made in Valentines Park in Cranbrook Road, Ilford, on Thursday morning. It is believed it was disposed of on the same day.

Police and ambulance services attended and officers are appealing for the mother to contact the emergency services as she may need medical treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the East Area Command Unit on 101 quoting CAD 2492/04OCT.