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Aurora police locate family of young boy found wandering neighborhood alone

Posted at 10:54 AM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 13:39:36-04

UPDATE | 11:37 a.m. — Aurora police said the boy's family has been located. The police department is investigating if child neglect charges are appropriate.


AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department is working to identify a young boy found wandering a neighborhood by himself. Police haven't been able to find his family as of 11 a.m.

Around 8:20 a.m., officers were called to E. Evans Avenue and S. Fairplay Street after receiving a report about a found child. When they arrived, they found a young boy who appeared to be 2 or 3 years old. He had been wandering the neighborhood alone, police said.

Police said he has not been able to tell officers who he is or where he lives.

Officers' efforts to try to find his family have been unsuccessful.

If you know him or his family, call the Aurora Police Department's dispatch number at 303-627-3100.