Boy, 5, found wandering alone around Belmont CTA Station, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A CTA employee found a 5-year-old boy wandering alone at the Belmont Station early Wednesday morning, Chicago police said.

The employee spotted the boy walking around the station in Lakeview about 2:50 a.m., CPD said.

He was taken to Illinois Masonic Hospital in good condition, as he did not have any injuries, police said.

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The boy's mother had called 911 and said her son was missing and was supposed to be with a babysitter nearby.

Officers took her to the hospital, where she was reunited with the child.

Chicago police said there were no charges filed in the incident.

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