Child found wandering out in the cold Thursday morning

Wichita police (KSN file photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Early Tuesday morning, Wichita police found a 2-year-old boy in an apartment parking lot wearing only his diaper. It happened in the 1100 block of West Merton at half past four.

A local resident in the area put a call into the police when they noticed the boy. Officers knocked on doors in the surrounding area looking for where the boy lived.

The 31-year-old mother was asleep at the time. Officers are investigating how the boy made it outside.

Other than being cold the infant was fine and taken into protective custody.