Lancaster father charged after 2-year-old found wandering in roadway

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EAST PETERSBURG, LANCASTER COUNTY–A Lancaster man is facing charges after his 2-year-old was found wandering in the middle of the road in East Petersburg earlier this month.

Nathaniel H. Fields, 29, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

According to police reports, Fields’ 2-year-old child was found in the middle of the road along the 1700 block of State Street in East Petersburg on November 17. Police found Fields at a nearby residence and discovered he was unaware his child had wandered away.