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Heatley woman charged over allegedly leaving child on daycare bus


Charges have been laid against a bus driver accused of leaving a four-year-old child on a daycare bus for about an hour in West End.

A 42-year-old Heatley woman has been charged with endangering a child’s health through exposure.

Police say they were called to a daycare on Thursday.

The child was taken to hospital as a precaution.

The accused will front Townsville Magistrates Court on August 3.

It comes after Townsville girl Rylee Rose Black died after being left in a hot car in Burdell about eight months ago.