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UPDATE: Lloydminster RCMP finds family of little boy found wandering alone

UPDATE: An hour after issuing their initial news release, Lloydminster RCMP said the child had been identified and his family contacted. 

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RCMP in Lloydminster were looking for the parents or guardians of a young boy found wandering alone in the border city Tuesday night.

Lloydminster RCMP were dispatched to a report of a lost child around 7 p.m. in the city on the Alberta/Saskatchewan border.

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The person who called police said they saw a little boy walking alone near a complex at 2902 50 Ave. in Lloydminster and called for help because no parent or guardian was found in the area.

Almost a day later, police said they still had not found the child’s family.

The child is be described being about a metre tall and 45 lbs. He has brown hair and eyes, and was wearing a grey zip-up sweater, a black and green Helly Hansen winter jacket, a navy t-shirt with green writing on it and black winter boots with blue lining on them.

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If anyone has any information regarding this child or can identify him, they are asked to contact the Lloydminster RCMP Detachment at 780-808-8400.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online.

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