A Vermont mother is facing a charge after police say they found her 2-year-old child wandering alone and in a dirty diaper in Brownington Monday morning.
The toddler was found in 30-degree weather near Hunt Hill, according to necn affilate WPTZ.
A witness took the boy to the town clerk, who notified authorities.
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The boy was treated for exposure and minor scratches.
Police later found the mother, Mica Collier, who said she didn't realize her son was missing. She is facing a charge of reckless endangerment.
The boy was temporarily placed in custody of the Department for Children and Families.