Losing track of your kid in a corn maze isn’t a big deal, it’s actually like a fall tradition.
But losing track of your kid in a corn maze and not realizing it until the next day? Yeah, that’s a whole different level.
A family went to a corn maze in West Jordan, Utah on Monday night, and the parents lost track of their three-year-old son.
But somehow, they didn’t realize it until the next morning, when they called the cops and told them their son might still be in the maze.
Fortunately, someone else found the kid on Monday night. But he couldn’t tell them enough about himself for them to find his family, so he wound up with child protective services.
So far, no charges have been filed, but the police are investigating how it possibly took the parents so long to call them.
For what it’s worth, the cops say the parents showed up at their station with ten other kids, so maybe they just can’t keep track of all of them?
Obviously, though, that’s not a good enough excuse.