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Wisconsin bus driver stops her route to pick up lost little girl

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WATCH ABOVE: A lost 5-year-old girl was reunited with her family after a Wisconsin bus driver spotted her walking alone in the cold Tuesday. – May 4, 2017

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Family members say they are grateful that a Milwaukee County bus driver stopped to help a wandering 5-year-old girl.

Transit System bus driver Tiffani Lee drove by the girl last week and instantly knew something was wrong.

Cheryl Wentland, the little girl’s aunt, tells WISN-TV that she knows there’s “no way” a parent would let their child out in that weather wearing a flip-flop and tennis shoe.

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Lee invited the girl to warm up on the bus as she called police for help. Video shows a West Allis police officer walking onto the bus and kneeling down to speak to the girl. She told the officer she was lost, and he walked her home.

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Family members say the girl had unlocked the front door and left while her mother and siblings were asleep.

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