London police charge mother after a child is left unattended

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London police charge mother after a child is left unattended

A mother is facing charges after police found a child walking along city streets.

London Police were called to a parking lot, near Florence Street at Egerton Street on Thursday at around 3:00 a.m., where they discovered a child wandering the streets alone.

Through further investigation, police found that the mother of the child entered a building around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, without the child.

The child did not require medical attention. Children’s Aid Society was contacted, and the child was moved to a safe place.

The mother of the child was charged with leave child unattended, contrary to section 79(3) of the Child and Family Services Act.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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