Frankford toddler found home alone

By Shannon McDonald

Police found a 3-year-old boy alone in a Frankford apartment Wednesday morning. Neighbors and nearby PGW workers saw a police officer break down the door to an apartment on the 1700-block of Scattergood Street.

Police say the child, who appeared to have been left alone all night, looked relieved to see the officers, and ran into one’s arms. The boy was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and seems to be unharmed. Neighbors say his mother, 22, is a “good mom,” but is refusing to cooperate with police.

The boy is currently with DHS, and Special Victims Unit is seeking a warrant for the mother’s arrest.

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