On August 10, at approximately 1:40 pm, the O’Fallon Police Department received a call to respond to the area of TR Hughes and Tom Ginnever Avenue in a parking lot regarding a child less than 24 months that had been left in a vehicle since 8 a.m.
Officers and medics responded. The child was transported for observation to an area hospital and was awake and alert.
After the initial investigation it was determined that the actual location the child was left in a vehicle was in the 100 block of Sheriff Dierker Dr. A family member had then driven to the parking lot in the area of TR Hughes and Tom Ginnever Ave. The family member was taken into custody.
The investigation is ongoing.