ELYRIA, Ohio (WJW) – The Elyria Police Department has identified a child who was found wandering around 6 a.m. His mother and her boyfriend have also been arrested.
A photo of the 4-year-old boy was posted to the Elyria Police Department’s Facebook page Tuesday morning.
The mother of the boy, 23-year-old Katrina Guevarez, and her boyfriend, 24-year-old Raymond Clark, were later identified and both charged with child endangering by the Elyria Police Department.
The 4-year-old was found walking alone in the cold rain wearing minimal clothing on Washington Avenue toward Downtown Elyria. He was then taken to the Elyria Police Department until his parents were found.
According to police, officers searched the area where he was found for nearly three hours before his home was identified.
Investigation showed that there was a lack of communication between Guevarez and Clark and neither made sure the child was safe, according to police.
According to police, Lorain County Children Services is involved.