Child found in roadway; mother faces charges

A little boy was found in the middle of a busy street in Memphis, Texas, today. His mother now faces child endangerment charges, according to police. (KVII File)

The mother of a child found in the middle of the Noel Street has been found and criminal charges are being filed, Police Chief Chris Jolly has reported in a Facebook post.

The woman faces charges of child endangerment, Jolly said by text message.

About 10 a.m. the child was found and police put out a plea on social media for information regarding his identity. By about 10:30 a.m., Jolly reported the child’s mother has been found, and criminal charges are being filed.

Child Protective Services is handling the case, Jolly said in his post.

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