Many children with autism are prone to wandering, but one Connecticut couple may pay a price after their 4-year-old with the developmental disorder was found roaming their neighborhood.
Curtis and Jennifer Youngdahl were arrested Tuesday on charges of risk of injury to a child.
The charges stem from a September incident in which the couple’s son was discovered by neighbors wandering without shoes near their Plainfield, Conn. residence. Police indicated that the boy left home without his parents noticing.
The couple turned themselves in Tuesday after learning of a warrant for their arrest, reports The (New London, Conn.) Day. To read more click here.