GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Greene County man made a shocking discovery at a state forest.
According to sheriff's deputies, Friday Tim Lewellyn was driving along a gravel road at the Greene-Sullivan State Forest.
It was then, that he came across a two year-old child. That child was alone and naked. He was also covered in bug bites.
Lewellyn took the child to a safe place and informed police of the situation immediately. The child was then treated at an area hospital.
Officials were able to locate the mother. She told them that the child had gotten away from her residence. Deputies said the boy's residence was nearly two miles away from the spot where Lewellyn found the child.
Child Family Services is currently conducting an investigation. Pending their findings, charges could come against the parents.
Meanwhile, Greene County Sheriff's deputies are praising Lewellyn's actions.
"You couldn't just ignore the child. You have to step in, intervene and take care of the child, make sure the child is safe. It's just the right thing to do," Chief Deputy Michael Hasler told News 10.
Deputies said as of Monday, the child was doing fine. The names of the parents of the child are not being released. Deputies said they could not release if the child is currently in parental custody.
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