A two-year-old girl has allegedly been sexually assaulted at a play centre in Sydney’s west.
Emergency services were called to Lollipop’s Playland and Cafe at Mulgoa Road in Penrith about 12.20pm (local time) on Sunday after the toddler was found injured.
NSW Police say officers were told the girl’s mother had been looking for the child for some time before being found by a member of the public in a storeroom.
Initial inquiries suggest the little girl was sexually assault by an unknown man.
Investigators are asking anyone with information about the incident to call police, especially people who were at the play centre on Sunday and may have witnessed any suspicious behaviour.
Nepean Police Area Command officers have established a crime scene and the incident was referred to the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes squad who have launched an investigation.
Lollipop’s Playland and Cafe was closed on Monday but will reopen on Tuesday from 9.30am, its management team said in a statement on Facebook.
Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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