Dayton bus driver spots child wandering alone in neighborhood

A Dayton Public Schools bus driver spotted a toddler wandering in a neighborhood when she was stopping to pick up another student, emergency dispatch records show.

“She was pulling up to get a student and she’d seen a child there,” a school employee told Montgomery County Regional Dispatch around 9 a.m.

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The incident was reported in the area of Warner and Grove avenues.

The child was crying and no adults were in the area, according to records.

The child, who the caller estimated to be around 2-years-old, was taken onto the bus and kept there until police arrived.

“We have the child safe,” the caller said.

Dispatch records indicated the mother of the child was found, however it’s not clear whether any charges are being pursued in the incident.

We’re working to learn more about the circumstances of the case.

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