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KC police investigating after 4-year-old girl found alone on city street at 4 a.m.

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An investigation is underway after a 4-year-old girl was found walking alone about 4 a.m. Friday.

The girl was spotted near Blue Parkway and Lawn Avenue.

The police were called and the child was taken to a hospital to be checked out, said Capt. Tim Hernandez, a spokesman for the Kansas City Police Department.

Officers were able to get in touch with the girl’s parents and continue to investigate how she came to be outside.

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Katie Moore covers crime and justice issues for The Star. She is a University of Kansas graduate and was previously a reporter in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas.
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