Mother leaves behind toddler in corn maze

Drying cornstalks wilt on the field before the late harvest at a farm in Ohio

Corn mazes are one of the many fun, fall activities that crop up each year around the country, but for one 3-year-old boy, being left behind in a maze made for a scary night.

West Jordan Police Sgt. Joe Monson said authorities received a call from the mother about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, anxious she had left her son in the maze overnight.

Twelve hours later, the mother noticed her son was missing and called police, according to Spanish Fork police Sgt. Joe Monson.

"He was crying and upset and obviously scared", Kendall Schmidt, co-owner of the corn maze, told The Washington Post in a phone interview Wednesday.

Staffers called on a bullhorn and even walked through the maze searching for his family but couldn't find anyone.


The Salt Lake Tribune reports that police have told them the living situation was "A case of multiple families with multiple children living in the same home".

The boy was found by a good Samaritan who took him to the maze staff.

The child was said not to be injured.

The maze informed guests that they had a missing child, but nobody came to claim the boy by the time the maze had closed.

'The fact that it took so long for them to realize the child was missing - was it purely an accident?

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