Couple held after Merseyside toddler found wandering in street

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image captionPolice are questioning a man, 33, and a woman, 27, on suspicion of neglect after the 18-month-old boy was found wandering alone in Prescot

A man and woman have been arrested after a toddler was found wandering alone in a street.

The 18-month-old boy was spotted by a member of the public on Warrington Road in Prescot, Merseysude, on Tuesday morning.

The boy was taken to a nearby school for safety before being moved to hospital, where he was being cared for.

A 27-year-old woman from Whiston and a man, 33, from Prescot, were arrested on suspicion of neglect.

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