‘Flee’mum lost 6 kids

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A BRI­TISH mum ar­rested af­ter a new­born baby was aban­doned in a Spanish hospi­tal had six chil­dren taken from her in the UK, it was re­ported yes­ter­day.

The claims came af­ter the ex­pat, aged around 40 and said to have had drink and drug is­sues, fled within hours of giv­ing birth at An­te­quera Hospi­tal near Malaga on Thurs­day.

She was ap­pear­ing in court yes­ter­day on aban­don­ment charges – which her part­ner also faces.

Spain’s Na­tional Po­lice said: “An op­er­a­tion was mounted to find the baby’s par­ents. When she was ar­rested, the woman still had her hospi­tal gown on.”

The pre­ma­ture baby is said to be healthy and in the care of so­cial ser­vices.

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