CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California authorities searching for a missing 8-year-old boy have arrested his father and mother.
The Corona Police Department says the investigation began Tuesday evening when officers spoke with the mother of Noah McIntosh and unsuccessfully attempted to contact his father at a local apartment.
Police served a search warrant at the residence early Wednesday and found 32-year-old Bryce McIntosh inside with his 11-year-old daughter, but Noah was not there.
Detectives arrested the father for investigation of suspected child abuse. The department later announced the mother, 36-year-old Jillian Godfrey, was also arrested.
The Police Department says other local family members were contacted but could not provide information about the boy’s whereabouts.
Corona is southeast of Los Angeles in western Riverside County.