Toddler left in Utah corn maze

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It wasn't until the next morning when a woman called police at 7:45 a.m.to say she couldn't find her little boy and feared he was still in the corn maze.

The corn maze staff got the boy a blanket. Finally, an officer took him to the Child and Family Service, where the boy spent the night. Then Tuesday morning, his mother noticed he was missing, police said.

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.

Police have issued no citations, noting the incident had been turned over the DFS for investigation and it is unclear rather or not they have released the child back into parental custody.


The Utah boy has now been reunited with his family after getting separated from a big group of people and getting lost Monday, KUTV of Salt Lake City is reporting.

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

Police told the parents that DCFS had the boy.

Investigators went to the house and said several families live there together with several children between them.

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