Parents of Tokoroa toddler located
Title: Parents of Tokoroa toddler located
of a toddler found wandering in Tokoroa last night have been
located during area enquiries this morning.
two-year-old boy is in the process of being reunited with
his mother and police will be speaking to the parents to
establish the circumstances in which he left the family
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