Cops: Florida mom laughs after officers find her son wandering

Mother found passed out in apartment, police say

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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Police called to a Boynton Beach apartment complex found a 4-year-old boy wandering around in the middle of the night.

Authorities say that once officer's found the child's mother early Monday, she "seemed to think the incident was funny."

The Palm Beach Post charges were serious enough to land the mother and her boyfriend briefly in jail.

Police say a resident saw the boy and asked where he lived. He led the person to an apartment, but no one appeared to be inside.

As they stood there, a man walked up, grabbed the boy, put him in the apartment and left again. Police found the mom passed out inside.

The officer says the mother didn't "seem to think it was a big deal" the boy had wandered outside.

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