3-Year-Old Found Walking Alone in Lynchburg, Charges Could Be Filed

Lynchburg, VA - Police may file charges against a man after his 3-year-old son was found wandering in Lynchburg Friday morning.

Lynchburg Police say they received a call around 7 a.m. from a woman who said she found him walking by 15th and Pierce Street. The woman took the boy to her work on Grace's Street and called police.

Police say the toddler wandered from his father's home on Pierce Street in Lynchburg. They say the father was the only one in the house at the time.

Officials called Child Protection Services and his mother picked up the toddler and took him to her home in Lynchburg. The boy was not injured.

Police say the father will most likely be charged with child neglect.