Father abandoned son, 4, after allegedly running from police - KMOV.com

Father abandoned son, 4, after allegedly running from police

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Scene of incident (Weber Rd & New Hampshire Ave) Scene of incident (Weber Rd & New Hampshire Ave)

AFFTON (KMOV.com) - A man is facing charges after he abandoned his 4-year-old son as officers were pulling him over, police say.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. on February 1 near New Hampshire Avenue and Weber Road.

According to police, as they were pulling over the driver, he ran off. The driver left his child in the car.

The suspect had an outstanding felony warrant for stealing, police say.

Officials say the child is now safe and with his mother.

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