CAMBRIA – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office says a call came in around 7 Tuesday morning regarding a young child, about 3 years old, wearing no clothing running in an open field near Cambria.
Deputy Brian Murrah with the sheriff’s office says the caller had temporarily placed the child in their vehicle to provide shelter from the weather.
Williamson County deputies, Cambria Police and Cambria Ambulance were dispatched. The child was physically unharmed and was taken to the Cambria Police Department.
Parents of the child were found at their home near where the child had been found. The parents were unaware that the child had left the home.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services were contacted. After interviewing the parents and other children in the home, DCFS took steps to ensure the future safety of the children while their investigation continues.