Toddler abandoned in mall by heartless parents who were fighting with each other

The father leaving his son 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A boy was left confused after he was dumped in a mall when his parents were fighting.

The shocking video of the incident was uploaded to the Internet, where it went viral.

Police in Brazil, said that the two-year-old boy was abandoned in a shopping center in Rio de Janeiro, by his parents who appeared to be arguing.

The father was seen on video walking into the mall with the child in his arms. The mother quickly walked out the door.

The father then dropped his son on the floor and he also walked away. The boy was left alone in just a pair of shorts and a T-shirt. He was holding a soccer ball and he walked away in the opposite direction.

A witness who saw the boy running to the door in search for his parents, took the child and alerted security personnel who called police.

The child handed over to the care of a children's home as police are looking for his mother.

The boy's father, who works as a waiter in a restaurant at the mall, was arrested. He blamed the mother for abandoning the child.