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Toddler found wandering alone in New London

Photo Credit: New London Police Dept.

NEW LONDON  — Police in Connecticut say a toddler has been found wandering the streets alone.

New London police say the 2-year-old boy was found by a driver in the area Monday morning. The child was brought to the hospital to be checked out as a precaution.

Officers went door to door in the area where the child was found until they located the parents. No names were released.

Police said, “The toddler unbeknownst to his parents had let himself out a secured door. It was apparent that the parents had been proactive in theirs attempts to prevent the child from getting out the house.”

Police said the child will not be released from the hospital until the Department of Children and Families approves.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and it’s unclear if the child’s parents will face any charges.

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