(KMOV) -- Belleville police are investigating after a report that a mother punched her one-year-old child.
Authorities say the 18-year-old mother allegedly punched her child in the stomach and left the child sitting on a bike path.
The child was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.
The mother is currently being held pending charges; her name has not been released.
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services was notified.