Child, 3, left behind in Greenville daycare van

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A 3-year-old child was reportedly left in a Greenville childcare’s van on Monday.

According to the city of Greenville public information officer, officers were called to the L.P. Waters campus on Carver Street on reports a child who was left inside a local daycare’s van from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. after other students were dropped off.

At around 2:30 p.m., the driver went back to the L.P. Waters campus to pick up students. The driver reported the van’s side door was open and the child was standing there. The 3-year-old was removed and taken into the school where the nurse began caring for him.

The child was then taken to the Hunt Regional Hospital Emergency Room for evaluation. The child responded to treatment and reportedly seemed healthy, a city spokesperson said.

This incident is under investigation and the case is “open.”

No charges have been filed.

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