The severely injured child has been admitted to hospital, police said Wednesday.

Toddler assaulted
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"We have received a complaint of the alleged rape of a one-and-half-year-old toddler. She is the child of a pavement dweller and was allegedly raped late Tuesday," a police official of the Park Street police station said.

"No arrest has been made so far. She has been admitted to a city hospital with serious injuries," the official added.