Clayton County

Clayton County child found wandering streets reunited with family

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Some six-plus hours after Clayton County police found a 3-year old boy walking the streets in a neighborhood near Riverdale, police say the boy and his family have been reunited.

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It all started when officers say they were called out to the area near Roy Huie Road and Stoneridge Court when people living in the area reported the 3-year-old boy walking the streets alone around 11:55 p.m. Wednesday night.

***UPDATE: The juvenile's family has been located. Thank you everyone for your assistance. ***ATTENTION: The Clayton...

Posted by Clayton County Police Department on Thursday, May 6, 2021

Officers say they tried driving the child around the neighborhood and even went door-to-door trying to find his home, but those efforts failed. They said he was not able to describe his home and couldn’t give them the name of a parent.

They said the boy kept repeating to them that he “left mommy’s house.”


No word yet if any charges will be filed at this time.

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