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Florida man charged after runaway toddler is seen on highway


FLOROSA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been arrested after a driver spotted a runaway toddler in diapers on a highway near midnight.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says the man had put the 2-year-old child in bed and was checking emails but didn't realize the toddler had escaped.

A driver found the child on Highway 98 in the town of Florosa in the Florida Panhandle and called authorities. A deputy familiar with the neighborhood went to a nearby home where he knew there were young children and noticed a garage door and interior door open.

The sheriff's office said in a Sunday news...

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