Girls 'aged three and less than a year' reunited with family after being found in Lowestoft

Toddlers, Crown Street West
Crown Street West in Lowestoft, where the children were found. Credit: Google Maps

A man has been arrested after a toddler and a baby were found alone in the street.

The children, who were both girls, were estimated to be aged around three and less than a year old, said Suffolk Police.

They were found in Crown Street West in Lowestoft at around 9.30am and police said they had been reunited with their family by 11.30am.

Officers confirmed the children had not been harmed and took them to the police station as they searched for their family.

They later said a man in his 20s had been arrested on suspicion of neglect and was being questioned at Great Yarmouth police station.

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