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UPDATE: Police Find Foster Mother Of Wandering Child

UPDATE:

Lansing, Mich. (WLNS)- Officials say that they have found the responsible party in the case of a wandering child early Thursday morning.

Lansing Township Police received a call about a young child wandering around the area of Genesee and north Rosemary at 7 A.M. Thursday.

The 6-year-old boy was taken to St. Lawrence hospital, and Child Protective Services was called.

Officials tell us that they received a call from the foster mother of the child and during the investigation learned that the foster mother had been sleeping until 9 A.M..

The child lives on the 400 block of north Catherine Street and is autistic and unable to speak. The investigation will continue through Child Protective Services.

 

Original:

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Lansing Township Police are looking for the public's help identifying a child found wandering the streets this morning.

Someone at a business spotted the boy, who looks to be between 6 and 8-years-old, wandering the streets near the intersection of Genesee and Rosemary around 7 a.m. on Thursday.

Police say the boy, who was only wearing a diaper, suffers from some kind of learning or mental disability.

He's white, stands about 4 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs about 50 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. 

He's getting medical attention and Child Protective Services is involved.

If you have any information that may help police identify him, call the Lansing Township Police at 517-485-1700 or call 911.

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