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Family left toddler in corn maze, didn't realize until next morning

Family left toddler in corn maze, didn't realize until next morning

The mother and child had been part of a large group, and she did not realize he got separated from the others, police Sgt. Joe Monson told the New York Daily News.

The corn maze staff got the boy a blanket. Because the boy only revealed his age and the names of his brother and cat, the owners went vehicle to auto and throughout the maze, announcing that a lost child had been found, per KSL.

Authorities cared for the child until his mother called police at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday when she realized her son was missing.

According to Fox 13, police were called to the Crazy Corn Maze around 8 p.m. on Monday after they received a report of a child left behind.

"Sounds like this is a dwelling with multiple families and a lot of children living in the same home", Monson told the station.

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Then, Schmidt said, an off-duty West Jordan police officer who was working at the maze took the boy to her patrol vehicle, gave him a teddy bear and put "Finding Dory" on her laptop for him to watch.

The maze informed guests that they had a missing child, but nobody came to claim the boy by the time the maze had closed.

It is unclear whether the boy has been released to family members.

There have been no charges in association with Monday's incident.