UPDATE NO. 2: Police now say they do plan to cite the girl's family, which has a history with child services.
UPDATE FROM KCPD: The child’s parents have been located at a residence in the 6400 block of East 12th Street. Her father states she must have gone outside to play while he was sleeping. He contacted police when he searched and couldn’t find her. No charges will be filed at this time.
Today at approximately 8:30am, a toddler girl was dropped off at the KCPD service station, 1245 Prospect Avenue, by a citizen who found her walking alone near Independence Avenue and Wilson. Police are in the area but have not located the child’s home/parents. She is believed to be approximately 2 1/2yrs old and says her name is Nina. She was found wearing purple pants with no shirt or shoes. She appears to be in good condition but was transported to a local hospital for a check-up. Her photo is attached.
Anyone with information in regard to the child’s identity is urged to call the East Patrol Division at 816.234.5530 or the TIPS Hotline at 816.474.8477.
| Sara Shepherd