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No charges filed after child wanders out of house, across street

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Police in Fairfield say no charges will be filed after a 4-year-old wandered out of her house and across the street.

It happened Tuesday morning on Tunxis Hill Road.

According to police, the child and her 19-year-old sister, who was baby-sitting, were both sleeping when the child got out of bed, unlocked the door and walked across the street.

A mail carrier was luckily in the area and stopped the girl.

She was reunited with her sister after only a few minutes.

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