LEBANON, Missouri- On Friday, Lebanon police said in a report they were called to the 600 block of St.
Louis to check out a case of reported alleged child neglect.

During the investigation, it was discovered that a 24 year -old male of Lebanon, Missouri had been drinking and was taking care of his 2 year old child, police said.

The mother of the child discovered the situation and took the child from the father at the residence.

Police say  the information was forwarded to the Department of Social Services – Children’s Division for further investigation.