Tayside and Central Scotland

Women charged after toddler found alone in street

Two women have been charged after a toddler was found alone in a street in Grangemouth on Sunday.

The 18-month-old girl was taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital for checks after a passer by alerted police on finding her alone on the corner of Abbotsford Drive and Glenbervie Road.

Two women aged 33 and 54 have been charged under the Children and Young Persons Act.

They are due to make an appearance at Falkirk Sheriff Court.

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