DC police identify child found in Northeast

After more than 12 hours, D.C. police say they have confirmed the identity of a child who was found wandering around Northeast D.C. Sunday morning. 

MPD officers found the little boy around 5:45 a.m. in the 4300 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave NE, on Sunday, July 7.

He was described as a Black male with black hair in twists and brown eyes. He is wearing a red shirt with a Nike logo on the front and brown shorts.

Around 7 p.m., police announced that the child had been identified in a post on X. 

The incident is being investigated by the D.C. Police Youth and Family Services Division.

Anyone with additional information can contact police at 202-727-9099.