Young girl found by Lyon County, parents located

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Updated: 7/31 4:48 pm
UPDATE: 4:48 p.m.
DAYTON, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- According to a press release from the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, the mother of the girl who was found walking by herself on Highway 50 near Dayton early Thursday morning will not be charged with any crime.

Deputies say the girl wanted to go to the park and report she unlocked the door and left home.

The child's mother was at the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office in Dayton looking for her child and -- after the two were reunited -- a deputy and member of the Department of Child and Family Services conducted a search of the home and found nothing to implicate the mother of any criminal activity.






DAYTON, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The parents of a young girl found walking along highway 50 near Dayton have now been located.

Lyon County Deputies in the Dayton patrol area saw the young girl walking along highway 50 near Six Mile Canyon Rd. early Monday morning around 3 a.m. At around 6 a.m. Monday morning, the parents of the young girl were located.


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kdavis52 - 7/31/2014 6:13 PM
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"Why was the girl walking along a highway alone? Why was the girl out at 3 a.m.? Why were the parents not with her?" When I was a 4 yr old I demanded that I wanted to go see Grandma. I knew the way. No one stopped me on the road. Thank goodness for me my Mom found me....headed in the right direction to go to Grandma's house. However it was a long 10 mile walk to get there for a 4 yr old. And yes I did get my butt paddled for that stunt. This happened 58 yrs ago. So you see. Children can be devious and slip out of your sight. It is fantastic news that the child in the article wasn't killed by some molester or someone that wasn't watching the road. We also have bears and coyotes out there too that are hungry.

nevrn - 7/31/2014 3:27 PM
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Totally agree, donlar and angeloschild! These types of "news" stories are not journalism, they are regurgitation of police reports. Pathetic!

angeloschild - 7/31/2014 11:18 AM
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Poor baby; she must have been so scared. Anything could have happened to her; it's a remote area; there are wild animals or passing cars. Thank heaven she was found safe. I hope the authorities investigate the parents. They just don't seem to train reporters to follow up on stories anymore. About three weeks ago in our neighborhood a man was found dead in an irrigation ditch. Aside from his name and age we never heard anymore about the story. I wrote an e-mail to the editor of the RGJ about reporters not following up; no response.

donlar - 7/31/2014 8:58 AM
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THIS is the story? Lazy news reporters! Why was the girl walking along a highway alone? Why was the girl out at 3 a.m.? Why were the parents not with her? How did police locate them? Are there charges pending? How about some actual news reporting here?
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