POLICE are appealing for urgent public assistance to help find a woman and her newborn baby, missing in Sydney.
In a statement, police said Yhuwadee Gaewvanna, 30, unexpectedly left a Randwick hospital with her two-day-old son at around 4.30pm on Friday, December 15.
The woman and child have not been seen or heard from since and a police search has failed to locate the pair.
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Medical staff and police say they have serious concerns for the welfare of both the woman and her baby.
Ms Gaewvanna is described as being of Indian Sub-Continental appearance, about 160 cm tall with a slim build and black hair.
— NSW Police (@nswpolice) December 16, 2017
Police say she was last seen wearing pink and black pyjamas with white sleeves and no shoes and her newborn son was wrapped in a white hospital blanket.
It is possible that Yhuwadee may be with friends but she is also known to frequent the Ultimo area, police said.
Anyone with information that could help police locate the pair is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.