6:37 pm, Thu 05 Sep 2013
The mum of a toddler who wandered out of her nursery and walked half a mile home say she's furious staff didn't even know she was missing.
Louise O'Connor disappeared from Windmill Hill Nursery in Runcorn yesterday afternoon
A police investigation's been launched and the incident's been referred to the local authority.
Matt O'Donoghue has the story:
2:51 pm, Thu 05 Sep 2013
Windmill Hill community primary and children's cenre
Credit: ITV Granada Matt O'Donoghue
“Windmill Hill Nursery is a private and voluntary setting which is registered with Ofsted. Halton Borough Council has been providing advice and support to the nursery following notification of the incident.”
11:59 am, Thu 05 Sep 2013
Cheshire Constabulary confirm a 2 year old child had left a Runcorn nursery and walked home alone arriving at around 1.50pm.
At this stage of the investigation it is believed the child escaped after workmen left a door open.
The child was unharmed and the local authority will investigate.