Boy found wandering Ninth Ward in diaper; police make contact with mother

Boy found wandering Ninth Ward in diaper; police make contact with mother

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police have made contact with a young child's mother after he was found wandering the Ninth Ward in a diaper.

The boy was found around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning near the intersection of Clouet and Law Street. Officers said the the boy was non-vocal.

Officers say the boy is between 10-12 years old and was found wearing a blue shirt and diaper. Officers changed the boy into clean clothing prior to taking his photo.

New Orleans Police are currently in the process of interviewing the boy's mother with child protective services.

The investigation is ongoing.

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