Two toddlers were discovered wandering near a busy road after they escaped from nursery school.
Two toddlers found near busy road had escaped nursery: The nursery, Busy Bees, in Derriford near Plymouth, said they were “devastated” by the news. The two young children, one a boy aged just 3, had been left unsupervised on Monday morning. Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police discovered the 3-year-old on William Prance Road at around 11am.
They said “there were no reports of any injuries”. A spokesperson for Busy Bees nursery said “While we are relieved that both children returned safely to the centre, this situation clearly should not have happened and we are taking the fact it did extremely seriously. We are devastated that this was able to happen and a thorough investigation is now underway.
We contacted the parents of the children involved, as well as all other parents at the nursery to explain the situation and we are working with the authorities and regulators to establish the facts and we will take appropriate action where required.” Anita Wilde, the company’s director of operations, said “The safety and well being of all children in our care is our highest priority and we have robust policies in place to ensure situations such as this do not occur.
We have started our investigation and we will find out how this situation happened. Please be assured that if there are any steps we can make to further improve our procedures we will make those changes.” The Busy Bees company owns 378 nurseries for children up to the age of 5 across the UK and Ireland.
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