Around 1:45 pm, Hazleton City Police and Medic 11 responded to the area of McKinley and 6th Streets for a report of a found child with burns to his hands.
The child was found walking alone in the middle of the street. The child's skin was reported to be peeling in the area of the burns. No indication towards the cause of the burns was evident at the time.
Medic 11 transported the child to Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton. Hazleton City Police contacted Children and Youth who responded to the hospital to meet with Police and the child.
Around 2pm the parents were located at a residence in the area of Branch Court and 5th Street.
The investigation is ongoing at this time with Children and Youth and HPD.
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