A toddler has died after being found on a piece of play equipment at a nursery.

The three-year-old-boy was found unresponsive at Little Learners Day Nursery in Croydon, on Thursday last week.

He was found on a piece of play equipment in the garden of the nursery in the south London town, the Sun reports.

Emergency services including police an an air ambulance were sent to the nursery at around 2.30pm.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the tot died in hospital just over an hour later.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "The deceased’s family are aware. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

"Enquiries continue."

The London Ambulance Service said the boy suffered a cardiac arrest