4-year-old girl calls 911 after babysitter is unresponsive in swimming pool


A 20-year-old woman from the Town of Newmarket is in life-threatening condition after being pulled from a backyard swimming pool.

On Friday, June 16, 2017, just before 5 p.m., police attended a residence in the area of Davis Drive and Leslie Street. A 4-year-old girl called 9-1-1 after her 20-year-old babysitter had accidentally gone into the deep end of the swimming pool and was unresponsive.

The 20-year-old woman was taking to hospital and is in life-threatening condition. The child was not injured.

This incident is not considered suspicious.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7241, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.