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Abandoned child reunited with mother, case still under investigation

The mother of a one-year-old boy found abandoned Saturday has been reunited with the child. 

The mother of the baby arrived at the Sixth District Police station on Oct. 25 around 11 p.m. The mother said that she asked a friend to watch the baby during the time the child was left alone.

No charges have been filed against the mother. Police are in the process of finding the woman who was caring for the baby at the time.

The boy who was found abandoned Oct. 25 at 4:30 p.m on the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Concerned citizens found the child in a stroller and reported him to police. Police searched the area for the parents but they were nowhere to be found.

The baby will remain with the Department of Child and Family Services while the incident is under investigation.

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