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Found child reunited with family

Found child reunited with family

Shortly after 8.30am this morning Police were contacted by an Aunty who had been caring for the four year old boy found wandering Takapuna streets about 4.00am in nappies.

The family had arrived in NZ at about 2-00am from Samoa and had gone to spend the remainder of the night at a North Shore address, the boy was put down to bed but wandered off unnoticed. Everyone had naturally slept-in after their late night arrival which is why it took so long for the family to notify police.

In the meantime he had enjoyed a brief stay with the authorities courtesy of the Children and Young Persons service.

He has been reunited with his family and Police thank the media for their kind assistance.

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