Person responsible for child found alone in White Oak located: police

Montgomery County police say the person responsible for a child found alone in White Oak Thursday night has been located.

They declined to specify how the parent or guardian had been located – or what circumstances led to child being found alone.

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Police also refrained from saying whether any criminal charges might result from the incident.

According to police, the child – who they say is approximately 3 or 4-years-old – was found unattended in the 1700 block of January drive around 10:30 p.m.

Police cared for the boy while they worked to locate the person – or people – responsible for him.