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Police: Riverhead dad charged after toddler found unattended

Celio Monroy-Huit, 48, of Riverhead, was charged with

Celio Monroy-Huit, 48, of Riverhead, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  Credit: RPD

A Riverhead man left his toddler unattended Saturday night at a Long Island Rail Road right of way on Maple Avenue in Riverhead, police said.

The child was found shortly before 7 p.m. by a passing motorist, who called law enforcement, according to Town of Riverhead police. 

Celio Monroy-Huit, 48, was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

The toddler was turned over to the custody of the child's mother, police said.

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