HOUSTON - Child Protective Services is investigating a mom and dad after their 3-year-old son was found wandering the streets with his dog around overnight Tuesday.
A tow-truck driver spotted the boy and a dog walking unsupervised in the 13000 block of Kuykendahl around 2 a.m. Tuesday, CPS Spokeswoman Estella Olguin said.
The boy was wearing blue jeans, a multi-colored, long-sleeved shirt, socks and had his tennis shoes on wrong.
Sheriff's deputies later discovered the lived at an apartment complex about a mile away from where he was found, Olguin said.
The toddler told investigators he was taking his dog for a walk, she said.
The child's parents then called CPS in the morning and said they had called 911 after they woke up and noticed he was missing, she said. However, CPS is keeping the child under its custody until the parents submit to drug tests and further investigate the incident.
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
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