CARTHAGE It was a tense hour and a half for authorities trying to find the parent of a lost child Sunday night.
At 5:52 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriffs Department released a statement asking for the publics assistance in locating the parents of a 2- to 3-year-old girl discovered unattended Sunday in the area of Alexander Street.
At 7:32 p.m., Detective Sgt. David J. Pustizzi reported that the department reached the parent with the help of state police, Carthage and West Carthage police, and Jefferson County Child Protective Services.
The investigation continues, Sgt. Pustizzi said.