Deputies find parents of boy who turned up at wrong school

Deputies find 5-year-old boy's parents after he showed up at the wrong school on Monday in Broward County.

LAUDERDALE LAKES, Fla. – After searching for hours, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies found the parents of a 5-year-old boy who showed up at the wrong school on Monday morning in Broward County.

A driver dropped off the boy shortly before 9 a.m. at Park Lakes Elementary School in Lauderdale Lakes, where he is not enrolled, according to deputies.

Park Lakes Elementary School staff notified BSO and deputies released a photograph of the boy hoping that someone could help them identify his parents.

Deputies were asking anyone with information about the case to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

Watch the 5:30 p.m. report

After searching for hours, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies found the parents of a 5-year-old boy who showed up at the wrong school on Monday morning in Broward County.

Watch the 4:30 p.m. report

Deputies find 5-year-old boy's parents after he showed up at the wrong school on Monday in Broward County.

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