A THREE-YEAR-OLD girl has been pulled from a lake in Lea Green. 

Police officers rushed to the scene close to Shirebrook Close this afternoon (Saturday, April 6) before rescuing the toddler from the water.

A spokeswoman for Merseyside Police said: "Officers rescued the child from the lake near to Shirebrook Close at about 2.22pm after a report had been made at 2.11pm that a little girl had managed to get out of a house nearby.

"Officers performed CPR prior to the arrival of paramedics and the Air Ambulance.

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St Helens Star: An air ambulance at the scene of the incidentAn air ambulance at the scene of the incident (Image: St Helens Star)

"The child has been take to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital where she is being treated and her family are with her."