FOUND: 4-year-old wandering in Escondido

Posted at 9:43 PM, Dec 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 19:09:37-05

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) -- The family of a child found wandering alone in the streets of Escondido has been located.

Mia was found wandering the 1600 block of Riva Lane, near Washington Park Wednesday night. 

The Escondido Police Department tells 10News Mia's grandfather is traveling from Lake Elsinore to pick her up. 

According to police, the girl's mother was at work and the child was believed to be in the care of her father, who was later identified as Esteban Reyes, 27, at the time she was found wandering alone. 

Reyes has been charged with misdemeanor child neglect.