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Four arrested in Blackpool over death of toddler

Police have arrested four people over the death of a toddler in Blackpool.

Emergency crews were called out to the town's Jameson Street, late last night, amid reports a 2-year-old girl had suffered a cardiac arrest.

Detectives are now questioning two women, aged 29 and 65, and two men, aged 40 and 60, on suspicion of child neglect

Police at scene of Jameson Street in Blackpool Credit: Granada Reports

Detective Supt Paul Withers, of Lancashire Constabulary’s Force Major Investigation Team, said:

"This is a tragic incident where a little girl has lost her life.

A full investigation is underway to try to establish exactly what has happened.

Specially trained officers are offering support to the wider family.”