mum was left in 'shock' after finding out her two-year-old son had escaped from nursery and crossed a busy road. Shannan Lees, 24, from Denton, received the distressing call on September 16 after her son Harvey had been picked up by a concerned woman who spotted him walking down the street alone.
The kind stranger immediately stopped her car after spotting the youngster cross Tame Street and continue down Quebec Street and alerted the police. READ MORE: Parents warned as distressing 'Hi Mum and Dad' Whatsapp scam moves to textShe then took Harvey to Sky High Achievers The Bungalow day nursery in Denton - where it turned out the little boy had escaped from, Manchester Evening News reports.Shannon said her son 'could've ended up dead' had the passer-by not intervened and has since removed Harvey from the nursery which had been highly recommended by a friend.
Since the incident, the parent has found it difficult to find another place for her youngster elsewhere and says she will 'struggle to leave her son with anyone else' after the distressing ordeal.In a response, the nursery said that from their investigations, it transpired the toddler had been 'missing for less than a minute' and are working with Ofsted and the local authorities as they continue looking into what happened.
The mum said: "I just want to make people aware of what happened. I just can't believe it. I got called after half four last Friday, telling me he had escaped from the nursery and had been found by someone."I was shouting down the phone, I was just in shock.Read more on dailystar.co.uk