Florida man charged after runaway toddler is seen on highway

Florida man charged after runaway toddler is seen on highway
Florida man charged after runaway toddler is seen on highway

FLOROSA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been arrested after a driver spotted a runaway toddler in diapers on a highway near midnight.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says the man had put the 2-year-old child in bed and was checking emails but didn’t realize the boy had escaped.

A deputy noticed the garage door and interior door were open.

The sheriff’s office said Sunday that 43-year old Micah Adkins is facing a child neglect charge.

He said the toddler had also escaped three days ago and the garage door had been left open.

The child was found in a nearby car wash.

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