Mother of 3-Year-Old Walking Along Highway 50 Will Not Face Charges

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DAYTON, NV - The mother of a 3-year-old girl found walking along Highway 50 will not face criminal charges, police say.

Lyon County Sheriff's deputies found the little girl walking alone along Highway 50 near Six Mile Canyon Road around 3 AM Thursday.

After reuniting the young girl with her mother, a Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy and a member of the Department of Child and Family Services went to the residence and found no evidence of criminal activity that led to the child's disappearance.

Police say the girl wanted to go to the park so she unlocked the door and started walking.