Boy found alone on NE DC street identified

D.C. police say they have identified a young child who was found alone in Northeast D.C. early Friday morning.

The little boy was found in the 1500 block of Benning Road NE around 4:30 a.m.

When he was found, he was wearing a Mickey Mouse pajama set and was carrying black canvas gym shoes in his hand, police said.

Police say the young boy's mother has also been identified and the child is with Child Protective Services. It is unknown if any charges will be filed.