A year and a half-old child was found in a diaper, barefoot, and walking alone in the rain on a street outside Petrer (Alicante), the local police reported, temporarily placing him. under the care of the maternal grandmother, waiting to find out the responsibility of the parents.
This intervention happened at 7:40 am on the 9th when a neighbor reported that he saw a boy naked and barefoot wandering alone in the rain and with others. very low temperature, and when the agents arrived and took control of the little boy, he was already protected inside the man’s car.
The boy was clearly not in the mood, and I couldn’t stop crying while calling his mom. He was sheltered and reassured by one of the agents, who also introduced him to an address where they found the mother.
He said that he had just taken the father of the child to work, and in the meantime, he left the child at home in the care of another person who, supposedly, fell asleep, so he didn’t know how the little boy opened the door.
Once inside the home, the agents found signs that they were consuming narcotics in addition to signs of dirt and clutter, which require the presence of maintenance personnel. Municipal Social Services agreed that the child would remain under the guardianship of the maternal grandmother while the corresponding investigation was conducted with the advice of the counselor to determine the possible responsibilities and agree on the definitive guardianship of the minor.
The leadership of Petrer Local Police thanked the “admirable performance” of the neighbor who located and protected the child and remembered the importance of never leaving small children unattended due to the possible dangers to which they may be exposed.