The Local Police have located in Petrer (Alicante) a baby in diapers walking alone on the street. The agents were alerted by a neighbor, who had observed a half-naked and barefoot boy wandering alone on the outskirts of the town, in the rain and with very low temperatures.
Arriving at the scene, the agents confirmed that it was a very young child, actually in diapers and barefoot, whom the neighbor had protected from the rain and low temperatures inside his vehicle. The boy, disoriented and non-stop crying while calling his motherwas sheltered and calmed by one of the agents, who managed to get him to show him an address using signs, immediately heading to the place.
The agents managed to locate the mother, who, apparently, according to her testimony, was returning from taking the baby’s father to his workplace. She also related that, during her absence, had left the minor in the care of another person who, supposedly, had fallen asleep, not knowing how the minor could have opened the door.
Once inside the house, the agents observed signs that they had been burning. narcotics and everything inside was very messy and dirty. Furthermore, the explanations given by the adults present were contradictory, according to municipal sources.
The situation required the presence of social services personnel from the Petrer City Council, who, after an initial interview with those responsible and in defense of the interest of the minor, agreed that The baby will remain under the guardianship of the maternal grandmother while the corresponding investigation is carried out, with the advice of the Department, to determine possible responsibilities and agree on definitive guardianship of the minor.