Wandering boy to be reunited with family

UPDATE:

On Friday night, police said they were contacted by the boy's family. Police said it appears the child wandered away from home while an older relative was sleeping.

The boy will be reunited with his family through the Department of Human Services.

No criminal charges are expected, police said.

 

Original story:

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying a young boy who was found wandering alone in Southeast Portland Friday night

The boy was found in the area of Southeast 92nd Avenue and Division Street at around 5:20 p.m. Officers arrived and tried to communicate with the child but said it did not appear the child spoke English. He was in good health, police said.

The boy is believed to be between 2 to 4 years old. Officers couldn’t figure out the child’s name.

He has been taken into protective custody. Anyone with information about the child’s identity or who his parents are should call 911.

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