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Toddler found on Sun Valley street at 4 a.m.

August 11, 2011 |  8:12 am

Toddler found wandering Sun Valley street
A toddler who was found early Thursday sitting alone on a sidewalk in Sun Valley wearing only a diaper and a T-shirt has been reunited with his family, authorities said.

A motorist spotted the child around 4 a.m. at Kewen Avenue and West Allegheny Street and called police, said Lt. Robert Davis, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill Division.

The 3-year-old was taken to the Foothill station, Davis said. He was clean and appeared to be in good health and spirits, police said.

A neighbor who happened to see a newscast about a child being found recognized the boy and alerted his mother, Davis said. The pair came to the police station where investigators were interviewing the mother, Davis said.

“We figured due to the hour that this was a child who just managed to get out of the house and the family didn’t know,” Davis said. “There is no indication of child endangerment at this time. This is a happy ending.”


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Photo: A toddler was found wandering on the street in Sun Valley early Thursday morning. Credit: KTLA