The Christian County Sheriff’s Office arrested a local man Sunday morning after his young son was allegedly found walking alone on a city street.
The arrest card for 39-year old Jack Shephard of McPherson Street says a young boy was found walking without a shirt or shoes on West 7th Street just after 7am. Police say he was nearly run over by at least three different vehicles.
Deputies picked him up and tried to find his parents, but the boy didn’t know where his parents lived.
The child finally gave deputies his father’s name and they found his address through an ECC computer check.
The boy was taken to his father about two hours after the incident started, with Shephard saying he didn’t know his son was missing. Shephard was arrested and charged with first degree wanton endangerment.