2-year-old boy found walking on Route 9-W; father faces charges

A young boy has returned home to his mother after he was found wandering alone for 45 minutes.

News 12 Staff

Jul 11, 2022, 5:30 PM

Updated 687 days ago

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A young boy has returned home to his mother after he was found wandering alone for 45 minutes.
Police say they picked up a 2-year-old boy who was walking on Route 9-W alone on Sunday afternoon and took him to police headquarters.
Officers say that’s when the father of the boy, 22-year-old Justin Tierney, called saying his son disappeared.
Police say Tierney was asleep when the little boy left.
Tierney is facing charges for endangering the welfare of child.


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