Toddler tests positive for STD after possible rape, police say

A toddler tested positive for a sexually transmitted disease after doctors found evidence that she had been raped, police said.

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Kansas City, Kansas, police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted Saturday that the victim's mother recently left her children "at home with a friend of the family." She later discovered that her 2-year-old daughter had been injured.

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The woman reportedly brought the girl to nearby Children's Mercy Hospital. There, doctors "confirmed there was evidence of rape" and determined that the girl had an STD, Zeigler wrote.

No further information was immediately available.

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