Missing mother and baby

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Missing mother and baby
04 November 2015

On the evening of Monday 2 November 2015 a female patient and her new born baby self-discharged from our post-natal maternity ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

The mother, Salma Reysait, aged 22 is from the Rochdale area and the Police are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare.

Our maternity unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital is fitted with a full alarm system where all new born babies are fitted with an electronic tag on their foot. On this occasion all of our security measures that are in place worked. As soon as the alarm was activated, our maternity and security staff were alerted and the Police were contacted immediately.

We are working closely with the Police and have provided them with our CCTV footage and all related information to assist them in their search for Salma and her baby.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Rochdale police station on 0161 856 8528.