Toddler Found Wandering Around Loop 250 in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Good Samaritan is to thank for getting a toddler home after he was found wandering around Loop 250 Wednesday morning.

The two year old boy, wearing only a diaper, was walking the Loop near Best Buy around 7 a.m.

The driver saw him and immediately called 911.

She picked up the baby boy and took him back to her office until police showed up

Officers went over to Silver Creek Apartments where they think the little one came from.

There they found his mother frantically searching for him.

When they went to the child's home, they found the apartment door was broken and the household was in a questionable state.

Police say they did a background check on the mom and searched the toddler for any signs of abuse.

Both searches came back negative.

No charges have been filed but the case has been handed over to child protective services.

The toddler is safe and sound.