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Family located after 2-year-old boy found walking alone on Detroit's west side

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Posted at 11:58 AM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 15:41:12-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — UPDATE: The parents have been located. Police say the child is safe and with his grandmother.

His mother allegedly fell asleep when the child wandered out of the house.
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Detroit police are looking for the parents of a found 2-year-old boy.

Police say at approximately 7:50 a.m. on Monday, a citizen saw the boy walking down the street alone, crying, in the 8200 block of Asbury Park.

The citizen immediately conveyed the 2-year-old to the Detroit Police Department's 6th Precinct.

Police say the child has braided hair and is wearing a gray shirt with a yellow train on the front, green/gray camouflage pants with car patterns, and a gray/black/white champion gym-shoes.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of his parents, please call Detroit Police Department's Sixth Precinct at (313) 596-5640 or Detroit Police Department Child Abuse Unit at 596-5329.