Toddler ill after canal fall

A 2 year old boy is in hospital after falling into the Leeds and Liverpool canal in Burnley

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Police officer meets mother of boy she rescued

A police community support officer has been speaking of the moment she rescued a little boy who was face down in a canal in Lancashire.

Doctors thought that Ayaan Shah may not survive.

But a week on he's out of intensive care and today his mother had the chance to thank the PCSO for saving his life.

Amy Welch reports.

Toddler fighting for life after canal fall

Ayaan Shah Credit: Sam Chadderton

A two-year-old boy is being described as "very poorly" after falling into a canal in Burnley.

Ayaan Shah is being treated at Manchester Children's Hospital.

Police are investigating how the boy came to be in the water in the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in the town's Pit Top Park on Monday evening.

Ayaan Shah Credit: Sam Chadderton



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