Child found alone in West Side alley

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 2-year-old boy was found alone in an alley Saturday in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the city's West Side, according to the Chicago Police Department.

Police said someone found the child wandering alone in an alley near the 1800 block of South Spaulding Avenue around 4 a.m.

The boy was only wearing a diaper and a T-shirt, police said.

The child was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital and appears to be in good condition.

Police said the child was safely reuinited with his family around 6 a.m.

It was not immediately clear why the boy was outside alone.

The Department of Children and Family Services is investigating.
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