Child, 4, Found Wandering Near Queenstown Post Office - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Child, 4, Found Wandering Near Queenstown Post Office

Posted:
QUEENSTOWN, Md.– Authorities say a 4-year-old boy was found wandering alone in dirty undergarments near the Queenstown Post Office.

Dale Patrick, a spokesman for the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office said that on June 11, deputes responded to calls from several concerned citizens who reported a boy, who was dirty, barefoot and carrying a doll, walking alone near the post office on Main Street, several blocks from his home on Aker Road.

Deputies called for medics, who then brought the child to the Queen Anne’s Emergency Center for further examination.

The mother, who left the child with a friend to go to the Royal Farms near Route 301, arrived at the hospital, according to Patrick. The caregiver did not know the boy was missing.

“Every couple of months we get [reports of] a few little [children],” Patrick said. “Someone is not used to watching a child or is exhausted. They can slip away quickly.”

Social Services released the child back to his mother and will follow up with the incident later.

No one was charged in the incident, according to Patrick.

 
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Indian River School District Voices Concern Over Immigrant Children

    Indian River School District Voices Concern Over Immigrant Children

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:23:27 GMT
    In a Monday school board meeting, the Indian River School District voiced concern over the 117 immigrant children who are now being housed in Delaware, as they wait for their deportation hearings. Indian River has the largest hispanic population in the county, and it's board members said that the newcomers could mean problems for the school district. School board member Donald Hattier is the one who recommended that this discussion be put on the meeting's agenda.More
    In a Monday school board meeting, the Indian River School District voiced concern over the 117 immigrant children who are now being housed in Delaware, as they wait for their deportation hearings. Indian River has the largest hispanic population in the county, and it's board members said that the newcomers could mean problems for the school district. School board member Donald Hattier is the one who recommended that this discussion be put on the meeting's agenda.More
  • Man Charged in April Home Invasion Slaying

    Man Charged in April Home Invasion Slaying

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:38:24 GMT
    Maryland State Police have charged a man with murder in connection with a home invasion slaying in Salisbury. More
    Maryland State Police have charged a man with murder in connection with a home invasion slaying in Salisbury.  More
  • Man Arrested After Going to Police Barrack to Report Accident

    Man Arrested After Going to Police Barrack to Report Accident

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:21:54 GMT
    A Delmar, Del. man has been arrested after going to a Maryland State Police barrack to report he had been in an accident.More
    A Delmar, Del. man has been arrested after going to a Maryland State Police barrack to report he had been in an accident.
    More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service