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Mother Arrested After Toddler Nearly Drowns In Moreno Valley Pool

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MORENO VALLEY (CBS) — A woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after her 2-year-old daughter fell into a swimming pool, according to Sheriff’s Detective Duke Viveros.

The toddler is listed in critical condition after being left unattended “for an undetermined period of time,” according to sheriff’s Sgt. David Knudson.

The girl fell into backyard swimming pool in the 11800 block of Ivy Lane at 5:52 p.m. Saturday, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

She was taken to Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley with critical injuries.

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