Boy, 2, found wandering alone in South Austin; DCFS investigating | Video

Boy, 2, found wandering alone in South Austin; DCFS investigating | Video

CHICAGO (TOC) — A toddler was discovered wandering alone early Wednesday morning on Chicago’s West Facet, Chicago police stated.

Employees at a gasoline station within the 300-block of South Cicero Avenue in South Austin noticed the 2-year-old boy, who was carrying solely a diaper, simply earlier than 4:15 a.m.

“I simply needed to do what I needed to do,” Gerald Foster stated.

He stated to not name him a hero. His dad instincts simply kicked in when he jumped into motion.

He was working his shift when he and a few buddies observed the child boy wandering the streets by himself.

On surveillance video, you possibly can see him strolling alongside Cicero.

Foster grabbed him and calmed him down. The boy simply saved calling out for his mom.

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“That is the one factor that was on my thoughts: Let me get this child, cannot let no one else get him, ‘trigger I do know if he with me, he good,” Foster stated.

They introduced the child inside, dressed him in a T-shirt from the gasoline station, and commenced to stroll the neighborhood in hopes of discovering his household.

When he returned, somebody known as police they usually took the child to West Suburban Medical Heart. After an analysis, he’s OK and secure.

Foster is simply glad he was working Wednesday morning.

Space 4 detectives are investigating the incident.

The kid’s mother and father have been later positioned.

The Division of Youngsters and Household Providers stated it is investigating, as properly.

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