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Police locate guardian of child found alone in Mesa

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Posted at 5:42 AM, Sep 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 09:58:15-04

MESA, AZ — Mesa police say they have located the family of a young boy found alone early Thursday morning.

The child, said to be about 2 or 3 years old, was found near Rio Salado Parkway and Country Club Drive around 3:30 a.m.

Police say the child was wandering around a medical facility in the area and attempts to find the child’s guardians were not immediately successful.

Around 7 a.m., police announced the child's aunt, his current guardian, was located.

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