Scary situation: Young child found alone, late at night, riding tricycle near 43rd & Good Hope

MILWAUKEE -- A scary situation in Milwaukee late on Monday night, March 7th: Police say a small child was found near 43rd and Good Hope Road alone, riding a tricycle.

A citizen called police around 10:30 p.m. regarding this child.

Police said the child was around the age of three.

The child's parents were located, and it was determined that the mother left the child with an adult, and that adult dozed off.

The child was riding the tricycle earlier in the day, and apparently wanted to ride it again.

The child wasn't hurt.

Police said the child was returned to the parents and the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare was notified.

No arrests were made, and charges are not being sought in this case.