6 Year old Left at Longview School

Child protective services has taken a 6-year old girl into custody in Longview, after no one picked her up from school for several hours on Wednesday.

The girl was left at South Ward Elementary until 8:15 at night. School staff and police say they could not locate her family.

It turns out the girl's 26 year old mother is jailed in Smith County on probation violation charges. Authorities say the child was being cared for by her grandmother.

She has been placed in foster care until a February 19th hearing.