Parents Of Wandering Toddler Charged With Neglect

MIAMI (CBS4) – A hearing will be held this week to see if a north Miami-Dade toddler who was found wandering the streets on Saturday should be returned to his parents.

Miami-Dade police said the boy was found around 3 p.m. alone at the intersection of NW 153rd Street and NW 7th Avenue. Police canvassed the area but were unable to find his parents or anyone related to him. The boy was then turned over to the Department of Children and Families.

Later Saturday, police said the parents were located and charged with child neglect. The child was then turned over to family members who will take care of him pending the outcome of the hearing.

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