22/07/2015 06:26 BST | Updated 22/07/2015 06:59 BST

Toddler Aged 2 Found Wandering Manchester Street At 6am In His Pyjamas

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File photo dated 18/11/11 of some police tape at a crime scene, as crimes against adults in the year ending September 2014 fell by 11% to the lowest level since 1981, the Office of National Statistics said.

Police are investigating how a two-year-old boy was found walking unaccompanied on a Manchester street in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The toddler was discovered wandering in Curlew Road in Oldham at 6.25am wearing grey and blue pyjamas and blue wellington boots.

Police launched an urgent appeal as they attempted to located his parents – succeeding two-and-a-half hours later.