Family of 2-year-old boy found wandering streets alone in Detroit has been located

Boy found in 8200 block of Asbury Park

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DETROITDetroit police said a 2-year-old boy was found Monday wandering the streets alone on the city’s west side.

Police said the child is now safe with his grandmother. The child’s family was located before 1 p.m. on Monday.

A resident saw the boy around 7:50 a.m. Monday walking around in the 8200 block of Asbury Park without supervision and crying, according to authorities.

That person took the boy to the Detroit Police Department’s Sixth Precinct.

Police said the child’s mother fell asleep and the child wandered out of the house. Child Protective Services is still investigating.

The child is wearing a gray shirt with a yellow train on the front, green and gray camouflage pants with car patterns and gray, black and white Champion gym shoes, police said.

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