Ashley Wellman and her newborn baby found after she went missing from Basildon Hospital

Ashley Wellman, 33, is missing with her newborn baby. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Ashley Wellman, 33, is missing with her newborn baby. Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

A 33-year-old mother who had just given birth to her baby has been found after she went missing from Basildon Hospital, Essex.

Essex Police were appealing for help to find Ashley Wellman, 33, and her newly born baby, who went missing from the Basildon area.

Before she was found, police said she was last seen at Basildon Hospital around 10.30pm, yesterday, Tuesday, August 8. She was found today and police have thanked members of the public for their assistance.

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