Update: July 16 at 10 a.m. – A parent/guardian for the child has been located.
County police officers are attempting to locate the parents or guardians of a male child who is believed to be three or four years of age and was found unattended outside in the 1700 block of January Drive in White Oak.
Yesterday evening (Thursday, July 15), at 10:28 pm, the Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a call regarding an unattended child outside in the 1700 block of January Drive, according to an MCPD press release. The responding officers located the child and with the assistance of residents, attempted to locate any parents or guardians in the area. No parents or guardians were located during that time and the child was transported to the 3rd District Station. The child is currently being cared for by police until his parents or guardians can be located.
Officers are asking that anyone who recognizes this child call the police non-emergency number at (301) 279-8000.
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