Man charged with endangering child

A Franklin man is facing child-endangerment charges after a 2-year-old child was found running down the middle of a street.

Franklin police said officers received a report of a young female child running along Myrtle Street shortly before 1:30 p.m. Monday.

At that time, Harold Louis Wheeler was responsible for her safety and care, police said.

Charges have been filed via summons through District Judge Matthew Kirtland’s office, police said.