London SE1 community website

Foetus found in London Bridge Station toilet

London SE1 website team

British Transport Police are appealing for help from the public after a human foetus was discovered in a toilet block at London Bridge Station on Friday morning.

BTP Detective Chief Inspector Martin Fry said police were called to the toilet block on platforms 5 and 6 at London Bridge Station after a cleaner reported the discovery of a human foetus in the women's toilets.

"The foetus was discovered at about 9.40am and the cleaner raised the alarm.

"We are very concerned for the wellbeing of the mother who has miscarried and are urging anyone who used the toilets between 8.40am and 9.40am today [Friday] to contact police.

"The mother may be in urgent need of medical help. We have checked with local hospitals but the woman at this stage has not presented herself. I would urge anyone who has any information to contact us as soon as possible."

Anyone who was in the station toilet this morning and saw anything that may assist police with their investigation are asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or the Witness Appeal Line on 020 7391 5275.

Share
The SE1 website is supported by people like you
This article on a map
Map
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Archive
News archive from February 1999 to January 2001
Got a story for us?
Contact us with your tip-offs and story ideas.