Toddler found wandering rural road north of Weslaco

Authorities have launched a criminal investigation after a toddler was found wandering a rural road north of Weslaco.

It all happened off Mile 11 North and Mile 4 1/2 West just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating the incident.

Sheriff Lupe Trevio told Action 4 News that a school bus driver spotted the child wandering the streets alone.

The school bus driver stopped and reported it to authorities.

Deputies are working to learn the child's identity and to find out why the toddler was wandering the streets.

Action 4 News will provide more information as it becomes available.