TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) A 2-year-old girl reported missing from McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple has been located, police said late Wednesday afternoon.
“The mother of the child contacted the department and advised that she left the hospital with the child and that the child is safely in her custody,” Temple police spokesman Cody Weems said in a brief update.
Police were notified the girl was missing at around midnight Tuesday, authorities said.
The officers were told that two adults checked the girl into the hospital at around 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Staff members later discovered the girl was no longer in her room.
“It’s believed that the two adults who checked the child into the hospital left with the child,” police said.
Police contacted Child Protective Services.
No further details were released.