Crying 3-Year-Old Found Wandering Hamden Street Overnight Saturday

Police and the state Department of Children and Families are investigating after a 3-year-old girl was found wandering through Hamden, crying for her mother over the weekend.

A resident found the child in the middle of Warner Street around 3:15 a.m. Saturday, according to police. The woman brought the toddler to her house and called the police department.

Officers identified the child's mother and knocked on her door. Police said she was not home and could not be found.

The child was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment, and police contacted DCF to investigate. The Hamden Police Department Special Victims Unit is also investigating.

Police said they have since located the child's mother but did not elaborate.

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