Child found safe in Montreal North after concerning few hours
Montreal police were looking for a four-year-old girl and her mother.
Published Saturday, October 12, 2013 4:10PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, October 12, 2013 5:59PM EDT
MONTREAL -- Police are relieved at the outcome of a missing child case Saturday that could have ended very differently.
A four-year-old girl went missing in the morning, and was suspected to be with her mother, who police say has serious mental health issues.
After certain concerning words were uttered by the 26-year-old old mother, the woman left the home with her young child.
Police rushed to her home at Audoin Ave., one street east of Saint-Michel Blvd in Montreal North.
The girl and her mother were found nearby the Audoin Ave. address at 3:30 p.m., safe and sound. The child was taking into the care of Child Protective Services.
The mother is receiving immediate psychiatric assistance.