BIRMINGHAM: Police in Birmingham have identified a mute girl found wandering the streets in Birmingham after a public appeal.
The girl, believed to be aged about 14, was found in a distressed state in New Street, in the city centre, on the evening of 14 February.
She was carrying a pink blanket and a toy dog.
Officers made a public appeal for help identifying the child on 19 February and she was identified within 24 hours.
West Midlands Police tweeted thanks to those who had helped, saying “our appeal was shared thousands of times, and as a result the girl has now been identified”.
Further information about the girl is not known.
After she was found officers said she had been unable to communicate verbally and remained in hospital for observation.