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Police locate parents of toddler found in North Port

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Apr 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-06 11:44:12-04

UPDATE — North Port Police says the boy's mother has been located. No other information was immediately available.

NORTH PORT, Fla. — The North Port Police Department is searching for the parents of a toddler who was found Saturday morning.

Police shared a picture of the young boy with a plea for help. He was found off South Biscayne Boulevard.

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The toddler is a white male approximately 3-years-old, with blonde hair. He was found wearing a red shirt and jean shorts.

Police checked nearby apartments, but were unable to find his family. They have contacted the Department of Children and Families.

Anyone who recognizes the child or knows anything is asked to call police at 941-429-7300.