Newborn baby abandoned in pub

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A newborn baby has been found abandoned in a village pub, police said today.

The baby boy, who is less than a day old, was found in a bag at 11.15pm yesterday at the Hawk and Buckle pub in Etwall, Derbyshire.



He was taken to Derby Royal Hospital where he was named Jack by staff. He is described as being in good health.



A spokeswoman for Derbyshire Constabulary said: "Police are urgently trying to trace the baby's mother as they are concerned for her welfare.



"Officers want to stress that anyone providing information can do so in confidence."