Police helicopter sent up over Whiteley after 'missing toddler' fears

POLICE were sent to Whiteley this morningnote-0after reports of a toddler walking around on his own.

Friday, 13th September 2019, 12:57 pm
Updated Friday, 13th September 2019, 6:34 pm

Officers were called this morning after concerns from a woman who said she had seen a young boy alone.

Witnesses said a police helicopter was also spotted over the area and police knocked the doors of neighbours in the search for 'a toddler'.

A police spokeswoman said: 'We received a call at 7.15am from a member of the public who saw a young boy walking alone outside her house.

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Police were called to Whiteley today

'Officers deployed and conducted a search of the area but no child was found.'We have not received any reports of a missing child and the search has been stood down.'