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Little boy found wandering on Birmingham street

A little boy was found barefoot and alone in Chesterton Road in Sparkbrook around 10pm on Thursday 12th June.

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Little boy found wandering on Birmingham street at night

Police are trying to trace the family of a little boy found on a street in Birmingham last night.

Someone found the child barefoot and alone in Chesterton Road in Sparkbrook and called the police just before 10pm.

The child was taken to a local police station before being looked after by social services. His family have still not been found.

The child is thought to be around four years old, he is believed to be Somalian, but has not been able to tell the police his name or where he is from.

He is black, has short black afro hair and is wearing a yellow t-shirt and navy tracksuit bottoms.

Acting Inspector Amer Shams, from Birmingham East Police, said: “This is obviously very unusual and worrying, we urgently appeal for the parents, or anyone who believes they may know the family of this little boy to contact us.

Thankfully he did not come to any harm and he is being well looked after. We need to try and get him back to where he should be."

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