Updated May 6 at 11:59 a.m. Greater Sudbury Police have located the guardians of a young boy found wandering alone in Wahnapitae this morning.
Earlier today, a post on Spotted in Coniston featured a photo of a city police officer walking behind a young boy. The post stated the boy, who appears to be between the ages of three and five, was found wandering by himself on Laren Street.
Greater Sudbury Police confirmed officers were canvassing Wahnapitae trying to find the boy's guardian or guardians.
Just after 11:50 a.m. this morning, police confirmed they had located the child's guardians and the boy was back in their custody. The child is safe and sound, police said. No additional information has been provided on what happened or how the child came to be wandering alone.
Police are investigating to determine how the child came to be alone on the street, spokesperson Kaitlyn Dunn said.
Original story: Greater Sudbury Police are trying to locate the guardian of a young boy found wandering alone on Laren Street in Wahnapitae this morning.
Police spokesperson Kaitlyn Dunn said a report was called in around 8:50 a.m. today regarding the boy, who appears to be around age five.
"Officers are with the child and are canvassing the area in order to locate the child's guardian(s)," Dunn said.
A post on Spotted in Coniston about the boy provoked considerable discussion.