Girl found hanging by scarf at before school care facility

A SIX-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after she was found hanging unconscious from play equipment in Sydney's west.

Emergency services were called to the Kidz Klub Playland and Cafe, an out-of-hours school care facility in Jamisontown, near Penrith, shortly after 8:00am.

Police said the girl was playing on bars when a scarf wrapped around her neck became caught on the play equipment.

She was found hanging unconscious by a staff member.

Police said it was not known how long she had been there for.

The girl was placed in an induced coma and taken to Westmead Children's Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

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