Ontario Provincial Police are investigating the sudden death of a 23-month-old child in Bancroft, Ont.

Emergency crews responded to a call in a parking lot on Monck Road at approximately 3:45 p.m. Thursday.

Police say a child was located with no vital signs in the parking lot.  The child was transported to the hospital by ambulance, and was pronounced deceased shortly after.

A post mortem examination will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

The OPP Bancroft Crime Unit and the OPP Forensic Identification Services are investigating the child's death.