Tod­dler strays while rel­a­tives sleep

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

A tod­dler found cold and up­set in Toko­roa last week had been stay­ing overnight at a rel­a­tive’s home and wan­dered away while they were asleep.

Toko­roa po­lice were alerted to the wan­der­ing two year old by a mem­ber of the pub­lic who no­ticed the boy about 9.30pm last Wed­nes­day.

Child, Youth and Fam­ily looked af­ter the boy overnight as po­lice made in­quiries through­out the area to try to find his care­givers.

By 8.30am po­lice had found the boy’s fam­ily who picked him up.

‘‘The boy had been stay­ing overnight at a rel­a­tive’s home and has wan­dered while the rel­a­tives were asleep,’’ po­lice spokes­woman Kim Perks said.

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