Missing 4-Year-Old Stafford Student Found Sleeping on Bus: Police

A 4-year-old reported missing in Stafford Monday was found sleeping on the bus an hour later, according to police.

Stafford Police are investigating the report that the child was left on the school bus after all the other students were dropped off at West Stafford Elementary School that morning.

After the child was reported absent to the school’s main office, police checked in with the child's parents and the bus company and the 4-year-old was found sleeping on the school bus an hour later, polices said.

The child was evaluated and unharmed.

Connecticut State Police, Stafford Superintendent of Schools office, M&J bus company and the Department of Children and Families are investigating and police said charges are pending in the case.

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