Young girl found alone in forest preserve ID’d by family

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Ayoung girl who was found alone in a Prospect Heights forest preserve Tuesday evening has been identified by her family.

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The 3-year-old, whose first name is Aliya, was found by a passerbyabout 6:30 p.m. near Milwaukee Avenue and Palatine Road, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff’s office.She was positively identified by family late Tuesday night.

She was placed with a family member while sheriff’s police and DCFS investigate, according to the sheriff’s office.

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