Mum posts smoking baby pic on web

POLICE have visited the home of an Essex mother who posted a photo of her baby online with a cigarette in his mouth.

POLICE have visited the home of an Essex mother who posted a photo of her baby online with a cigarette in his mouth.

Officers in Southend were responding to concerns of an internet user who reported seeing an image of the boy with an unlit cigarette in his mouth on social networking site Facebook.

Police said the baby was traced to an address in Westcliff but there were no immediate concerns for its welfare and the matter was referred to social services.