Emergency services were called at 6.50pm to Silcock’s Amusement Arcade on Nevill Street, Southport to a report staff had found a baby abandoned inside the disabled toilets.
Police officers attended and took the baby, a new born girl, to Ormskirk Hospital where she is being cared for by staff who have named her April. She is safe and well.
Officers are now very keen to trace April’s mother.
A 24-hour phone line has been set up by the hospital, in order for the mother to make contact. That number is 01695 656926