GILBERT, AZ — The Gilbert Police Department says a child found alone Wednesday is home safely.
🚔UPDATE: 1:26pm - I'm home!— Gilbert Police Dept. (@GilbertPolice) August 28, 2019
Original Information: Gilbert Police needs your help! Found child in the area of Val Vista/Elliot. Please contact us at 480-503-6500 if you recognize this child or know where he lives pic.twitter.com/6RUaxB7qdQ
Police say the child was found near Val Vista and Elliot roads. He was reunited with family and brought home just before 1:30 p.m.
Minutes after Gilbert police put out their alert, officers in Goodyear announced they encountered a toddler estimated to be one or two years old alone near 167th Avenue and Fillmore.