A family left their 3-year-old boy at a corn maze in West Jordan, Utah and did not notice he was missing until the next morning.
It wasn't until 7:40 a.m. the next day that the child's mother called the police to report him missing.More news: International Monetary Fund bumps up global GDP forecasts for 2017 and 2018
Staffers called on a bullhorn and even walked through the maze searching for his family but couldn't find anyone.
But Schmidt said maze workers and police were unable to locate the boy's family and "we couldn't get him to give us his name".
Police say someone spotted the boy late Monday night and brought the situation to the attention of maze staff.More news: Catalan Leaders Face Growing Pressure Over Independence Threat
The boy is expected to be reunited with his family.
Officials said the child and his family live in a home shared with other families.
Monson says it wasn't immediately clear how the child's disappearance went undetected, but police are investigating whether any criminal charges are warranted. When the group returned home, they watched a movie and she dozed off, unaware that she had left her child. "These are all questions [investigators] want to ask".More news: '2000 detected with breast cancer daily'