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Maghull nursery faces no further action over child assault allegation

It's the Little Things Nursery in Maghull
Image caption It's The Little Things Nursery has been under police investigation since November 2015

A nursery that was investigated by police over alleged assaults on a child in Merseyside faces no further action.

Officers examined an allegation of "a small number of assaults" at It's The Little Things Children's Day Nursery in Maghull in November 2015.

The Crown Prosecution Service said no further action would be taken following the investigation also involving Sefton Safeguarding Services and Ofsted.

Co-owner Scott McCubbin thanked parents and staff for their support.

He said: "We're pleased to hear the police investigation has concluded and there will be no further action.

"We'd like to thank our staff and parents for their loyalty throughout this difficult time."

The case has been filed pending further information. No arrests were made.

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