ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- The parents of this young boy have been located. A family friend saw the coverage and tracked down the young boys father.
A 3-year-old boy was found wandering the streets Saturday afternoon, according to the Arlington County Police Department.
A passerby saw him wandering the streets alone and contacted police, according to officials. The young boy was walking along 4th Street North in Arlington.
Officials located the boy around 1 p.m. and drove him around multiple neighborhoods in hopes he would recognize his home. He did not recognize any of the homes and there have been no calls for a missing child, according to officials.
Reverse 911 calls were used to contact residents in the area.
The child is now with Child Protective Services in Arlington, according to Dustin Sternbeck, spokesperson Arlington County Police.