Dehra dun: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour who has been arrested, police said on Monday.

The girl was alone at her house on Sunday when Amzad (20) took her to a nearby jungle and allegedly raped her. As the girl fainted, he left her there.

On not finding her at home, the girl’s family began a search and found her in the jungles. She was taken to a hospital where the rape was confirmed, police said.

Police arrested Amzad, a labourer, later in the evening after the girl’s parents filed a complaint.