San Tan Valley couple arrested and accused of child abuse

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - A San Tan Valley couple is in custody after authorities say their 19-month-old son was found wandering around alone.

Pinal County Sheriff's officials say a resident called their office after finding a young boy running down the street unsupervised.

Deputies went door-to-door showing photos of the boy for nearly two hours to try and find his parents.

A reverse 911 call was completed and a person identified the child.

Deputies contacted Larry Michael Lewis and Kaitlyn Gulish were arrested on suspicion of child abuse and endangerment.

Additionally, Lewis was held on an outstanding arrest warrant related to domestic violence and traffic offenses.

Investigators say Gulish was at work at the time the child went missing and had no idea of his disappearance until a friend called to tell her.

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