Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Toddler found along highway at pre-dawn hours reunited with parents

[Update: 7.15 am]

Police confirm that the parents and a wandering toddler have been reunited.

Public Relations Officer with the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told the media:

"The parents of the infant found wandering earlier this morning have been located.

"They are now reunited with their son."

Toddler spotted wandering near Hinds Hill lights

[Original story: 5.30 am, Thursday, July 30, 2020]

Police at the Black Rock Police Station have issued an urgent appeal for the parents or guardians of a toddler found in the area of the Hinds Hill lights in St Michael.

In a statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss said that the little boy was believed to be about two years old. "He was found along the area of Hinds Hill, St Michael near the traffic lights. He was found wandering and crossing the roadway about 3.45 am today (July 30)."

The child is brown skin with black hair. His hair has the sides cut low and the rest plaited in cornrows. His eyes are black , full and bright. Barefoot, he was wearing a pamper and a blue T-shirt with white writing reading -  "When mum says 'No' ask grandma". Police said that he isn't responding regarding what's his name or what's his mummy or daddy's name.

Parents and or guardians of this young child or anyone who can identify this child are asked to please contact the Black Rock Police Station at 417-7500 of police operations Control Room at 430-7100 or Police Emergency 211.

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