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DE SOTO, MO (KTVI) - A Woman is under arrest after her young son was found wandering the streets of De Soto, Missouri around sunset Wednesday night. Someone called police after spotting the boy in the Walther Park Area. Officers say the child wasn't wearing a shirt or socks and had a wet blanket.

Police were familiar with the child from a past incident.  They found his mother, asleep at home, a quarter mile from where the boy was found. The boy is now in protective custody.