Mother of child found wandering alone located

Police say the small child was walking alone in the 2800-block of Linkhorne Rd. Officers are...
Police say the small child was walking alone in the 2800-block of Linkhorne Rd. Officers are working to find the boy's caretaker at this time.(Lynchburg Police Department)
Published: Jul. 2, 2022 at 10:19 AM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Lynchburg Police have located the mother of a child found wandering alone on a Lynchburg street Saturday morning.

Police say they got the call just after 8:00 a.m. Saturday. They say a small child was walking alone in the 2800 block of Linkhorne Road, and were looking for information about to whom he belonged. They have not released further information.

Police described the boy as African-American, 3 to 4 years old and wearing gray shorts and a blue sleeveless shirt.

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