Police are looking to find the mother of a foetus found in Tower Hamlets Cemetery in Hamlets Way.

The unborn child, which is believed to be around 10 to 12 weeks gestation, was found just after noon on Wednesday, November 4,

The incident is being treated as unexplained at this stage, detectives are concerned about the welfare of the mother and are appealing for her to get in contact with the police in order for her to receive any medical treatment she may require.

Tower Hamlets Cemetery is 27 acres and has been transformed into a protected area, with a local anture reserve and park.

It’s also the only woodland park in the borough.

Anyone with information should contact the Missing Persons Unit at Limehouse police station on 020 7275 4589 or 07799 737473, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.