Police appeal to locate parents after baby found in Torquay

(Last Updated On: January 2, 2019)

Update: Parents found https://wearesouthdevon.com/parents-located-after-baby-found-on-streets-of-torquay/

Update: The identity of the child is now known, however the police have yet to locate the parents.

Police have appealed to the public after a baby boy was found in the street in Torquay today, Wednesday 2nd January.

The boy aged between one and two was found earlier this afternoon.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall police said: “Police were called at 1.25pm on 2 January to reports of young child being found in the street at Main Avenue, Torquay.

“The child is described as a white boy aged between one and two.

“Officers are in attendance and conducting enquiries to try and locate the parents or family of the boy,”

If you have any information please phone 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk or and quote log 0349 of 02/01/19.

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