Teen honored by Chesterfield police for helping 3-year-old

Teen honored by Chesterfield police for helping 3-year-old
Chesterfield police honored the boy for helping a wandering 3-year-old. (Source: Chesterfield County Police/Facebook)

CHESTERFIELD, VA (AP) - Chesterfield County police honored a boy for helping a child in need.

The department posted to its Facebook page a 3-year-old was found wandering around an apartment complex, and a teen helped the child be returned to safety.

"His quick thinking and concern for the welfare of others led us to a positive outcome in this situation," Chesterfield police wrote. "We were so glad to recognize him for being a fantastic community member."

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