Mother of child found wandering the streets comes forward

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CLEVELAND – The mother of a little girl found wandering the streets of Cleveland on Sunday has come forward.

But for now, the little girl will remain in custody of social workers.

The girl was found in the area of East 78th Street and St. Clair Avenue.

The Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services shared pictures of the girl in hopes of identifying her or her family.

Cuyahoga County spokesperson Mary Louise Madigan told the Fox 8 ITeam that the girl’s mother saw news coverage Sunday night and came forward.

The girl will stay in county custody while the circumstances of her wandering off are investigated.