24/10/2012 10:43 BST

Baby Girl 'Chokes To Death' At Ramillies Hall School, Cheadle Hulme

A nine-month-old girl has died after reportedly choking on food at a nursery.

The youngster was taken to hospital from Ramillies Hall School in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester, on Tuesday lunchtime but died a short time later.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: "Police were called to an address on Ramillies Avenue, Cheadle Hulme shortly after 12.20pm on Tuesday by the North West Ambulance Service following reports a child was choking.

"Officers attended and discovered a nine-month old baby had been taken to hospital but was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

"Inquiries are continuing to establish the cause of death."