Police Find Boy Wandering in Ninja Turtles Pajamas, Barefoot

Allentown police say boy's grandmother fell asleep

Police in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley reunited a wandering child with his grandparents.

The boy was found around 9:45 a.m. Thursday along the 2000 block of E Pennsylvania Avenue in Allentown wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pajamas and carrying a pair of shoes, Allentown police said. A person in a nearby housing complex alerted police to the boy — who appears to be around 3 years old.

The boy was in good health, police said, but officers couldn’t understand the boy’s name and said he seems to speak both English and Spanish.

Children and youth workers looked after the boy as police searched for his guardians. Around 1:20 p.m., the boy was reunited with his grandparents.

He and his grandmother both fell asleep and when the boy woke up he wandered out of the family's home on Troxell Street, a short distance from where he was found, police said.

There were no previous incidents at the home and police said it appeared to all be a big accident.

Correction: The story originally said Ninja Turtle rather than Ninja Turtles

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