Mother charged after child found wandering streets

A child has been placed in protective services after being left unsupervised. The child was found wandering the streets in only its underwear.

Tess Jordan

In late October, three men found a toddler walking along Manchester Street alone near the railroad tracks. The child was taken to Children’s Play Palace Daycare, and the Knox County Sheriff’s Department was called.

Deputy Claude Hudson then went to the daycare and conducted a neighborhood canvas since the child was unable to tell him where he lived.

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