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Father arrested after toddler found


Police have found an 18-month-old girl who was missing for the past two nights, and arrested her father.

Inspector David Picton-King tonight revealed the toddler and her father, Shawn Adam Newton, had been found in Currambine.

The toddler went missing from her Woodvale home two nights ago when her mother was sleeping. Mr Newton and the child’s mother are separated.

Inspector Picton-King said Mr Newton was arrested without incident and inquiries into his daughter’s disappearance were continuing.

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