LEBANON, Missouri- On Wednesday around 1 pm, police were called to Phillips Drive about a child running through the streets. When the officer arrived he found a man holding the child and he didn’t know who the parents were.  The age of the child was no recorded in the report.

The LPD officer contacted Children’s Division who responded to my location to take care of the child.

About 40 minutes later an upset woman appeared and the cop asked her if she was missing a child. She said yes and was told the minor was unharmed .

“I asked her where she was at during the incident and she stated she was upstairs cleaning a bedroom in her apartment and he must of ran out and she didn’t notice,” the officer said in the report.

Marijuana was then discovered and seized in her house and the woman was transported to jail.

The incident is being investigated as child abuse according to the report.