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Parent of boy found wandering in Amherst County located, investigation continues

Found walking on Izaak Walton Road in the area of Tanglewood Drive

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. – The parent of a young boy found wandering Wednesday has been found, according to the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office and Child Protective Services are conducting an investigation into what happened.


Having already talked with people at more than 100 nearby residences, Amherst County deputies are looking for the parents of this boy.

He was found walking on Izaak Walton Road in the area of Tanglewood Drive on Wednesday, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Since the time of the call, deputies have been unable to determine the child’s name and have been searching to find his parents.

Deputies believe he’s about 6 years old.

He seems to be in good health, according to the Sheriff’s Office and is currently in the custody of Child Protective Services.

If you recognize this child please call the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office at 434-946-9300.


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