A Toronto woman is demanding answers after her six-year-old daughter and a friend were allowed to wander away from their East York elementary school on Tuesday.
The Grade 1 students, who are in different classes at Holy Cross Catholic School, were found by a stranger as they were trying to jaywalk across Donlands Avenue, a busy four-lane road.
“I yelled, ‘Stay right there!’” said Deirdre, who was outside raking leaves when she noticed the girls about to dodge traffic. “I asked them if they had an adult with them, and they said no.”
Deirdre told CityNews she considered calling police, but one of the girls said she lived close by.
“So I followed them,” Deirdre said. “She ran in and knocked on the door and the mom came out and she was aghast.” (more...)