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Detroit police seek parents of child found on east side

Candice Williams
The Detroit News

Detroit police are looking for the parents of a young child found on the city's east side.

Off-duty Detroit Public Schools officers found the boy around 6:15 p.m. Friday walking in the area of Eight Mile and Alcoy, said Sgt. Cassandra Lewis of the Detroit Police Department. The boy is believed to be 3 or 4 years old and his name may be Matthew, she said.

The boy was brought to the Detroit Police Department at 11187 Gratiot. He is wearing a black Coogi shirt and blue pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or (313) 596-5900.