Boy Found Outside in Underwear, Father Arrested

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Lexington Police have arrested a man whose 3-year-old son was found wandering outside, dressed in only his underwear.

According to WLEX-TV the child was spotted around 2:30 a.m. Friday walking along a street when the temperature was 27 degrees in the city. Police said the boy had been outside for about 30 minutes.

He was taken to a hospital, but showed no obvious signs of exposure.

Police charged the father, 43-year-old Herbert Tucker, with endangering the welfare of a minor and marijuana possession. Tucker was also charged with evidence tampering after police said he tried to hide marijuana he had with him.

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