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Woman held after two-year-old boy found in Bournemouth

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a two-year-old boy was found alone in an alleyway.

The child was discovered by a female dog walker on Saturday evening off Chelsea Gardens at the bottom of Malmesbury Park Road in Bournemouth.

The woman handed the boy over to a couple who called the police. Officers have urged the dog walker to contact them.

A 34-year-old local woman was arrested and released on bail.

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