Child freed from car in Canoe Lake

An inspector raised concerns about Hilsea Lodge care home in Gatcombe Drive in Portsmouth

Council-run Portsmouth care home put into special measures

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A TODDLER was freed by firefighters after being locked in a car at Canoe Lake in Southsea.

A crew from Southsea fire station was sent at around lunchtime to reports of a young boy trapped in a Volkswagen Beetle.

They used fishing rods from fishermen using the lake to open the car window.

The child was not harmed.