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2-year-old found safe in Howard County, police say

Ethan Adeyemi, 2, was last seen running from family members outside his residence in the 7800 block of Blue Stream Drive in Elkridge at approximately 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Ethan Adeyemi, 2, was last seen running from family members outside his residence in the 7800 block of Blue Stream Drive in Elkridge at approximately 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.

A missing toddler was found alive in Howard County on Thursday morning, police said.

Ethan Adeyemi, 2, had been reported missing after running from family members outside his residence in the 7800 block of Blue Stream Drive at approximately 10:20 p.m. Wednesday after following an adult out of the house.

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A U.S. Postal Service worker saw Ethan on the side of Interstate 95 before Route 103 just after 8 a.m. — about a half-mile from where he went missing, police said. The postal worker took the 2-year-old inside his vehicle until emergency responders arrived.

Ethan was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital and appears to be in good health.

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