Toddler left in vehicle outside child care centre for six hours

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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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.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to the vehicle as a car.

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