A TODDLER aged less than one had to be rescued after he was locked in a car this morning.

Firefighters from Bracknell fire station were called to a house in Harmar Close, Wokingham, at about 10.45am.

The driver of a dark blue Ford Fiesta had accidentally left the car keys inside the vehicle before it locked itself.

The crew prised open the top part of the drivers door before using a long piece of copper wire to press the unlock button.

The child slept through the whole process which took about 15 minutes.