Dad charged after son, 8, found walking along road at night

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Lancaster County man is in trouble with the law after his 8-year-old son was found wandering alone.

Jared M. McCoy, 37, of Lancaster, is charged with endangering the welfare of children.

Police said a passing driver found the boy walking along Abbeyville Road at night and in the rain on Saturday, just before 8 p.m.

The child left his home because he feared for his safety after McCoy drank alcohol to the point he was unconscious, police said.

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