Police Find Parents of Toddler Found Alone on East Street in Middletown

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Police have found the parents of a toddler who was found alone on East Street in Middletown early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the girl is 4 years old and was found on East Street near Town Colony Drive around 4 a.m by a passing driver. She was found alone and was only wearing a Minnie Mouse diaper, police added.

The driver called 911 and emergency crews responded to the scene, officers said.

The toddler appeared to be well cared for and uninjured, they added. She was taken to the hospital for an evaluation. As a precaution, the Department of Children and Families placed a 96-hour hold on the child while they work with police to investigate the circumstances that led up to the situation.

A few hours after the toddler was found in the road, police said they found her parents. At this time, the parents have not yet been reunited with the child.

Police said it's a possibility that the parents could face charges, but the investigation is ongoing.

It's unclear how the toddler got into the road and authorities are working to determine how long she was outside.

Anyone with any information should contact Middletown Police Department at (860) 347-2541.

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