Police make contact with boy's father after toddler found wandering

Boy found wandering in Gentilly

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Police say they have made contact with the father of a little boy who was found wandering Tuesday in Gentilly. There was no information on the identity of the father or if charges were forthcoming

A resident reported seeing the boy at about 4 p.m. wandering alone in the 4200 block of Press Drive, according to the NOPD. He was dressed in a shirt and diaper.

Police went door to door in the neighborhood but were unable to locate the parents or anyone who recognized the child until they held a news conference.

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