The body of a newborn baby has been found in the water of a canal near Old Oak Lane, NW10 this afternoon (9 May).
Cordons are in place within the area as officers work to establish the circumstances. They have appealed for the mother of the child to ‘seek medical assistance.’
Willesden Police tweeted: “Cordons are in place at the canal near Old Oak Lane NW10 where the body of a newborn baby was found in the water at 1.19pm.
This is the scene at Grand Union Canal in #Willesden after the incident this afternoon. More info on our website.
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— Harrow Online (@harrowonline) May 9, 2021
“Investigation underway to establish circumstances. We urge the baby’s mother to seek medical assistance via 999. Anyone with info pls call 101 ref 3589/09.”