A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy has been taken to hospital after being left in a vehicle outside of a child care centre for six hours.
In a statement, NSW Police said the toddler was found in a vehicle parked outside a child car centre at Yass in the NSW Southern Tablelands just after 3pm on Wednesday.
It’s alleged the boy had been left in the vehicle unattended for approximately six hours.
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The toddler was treated for dehydration before he was taken to Yass District Hospital.
Police said the little boy was transported to hospital as a precaution.
Officers from The Hume Police District attended the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Police confirmed the matter has also been reported to Family & Community Services.
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to the vehicle as a car.