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Man arrested after toddler rescued from locked car

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A 46-year-old man has been arrested after a toddler was rescued from a locked car in Derbyshire.

An officer broke the window of the car, parked on Market Street, in Clay Cross, on Friday, June 20 at 2.15pm, and took the 18-month-old girl into a nearby community centre.

An ambulance was called.

Derbyshire Police said the child was distressed and taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital as a precaution.

A spokeswoman added that the man is being questioned and social services were involved.

A hospital spokesman said the girl had since been released from hospital.

 

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