Holbrook Police Identify Guardian of 5-year-old Boy Found by Himself

Holbrook Police Department
William J. Smith, Chief of Police
300 South Franklin St.
Holbrook, MA 02343

For Immediate Release

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-428-3299
Email: [email protected]

Holbrook Police Identify Guardian of 5-year-old Boy Found by Himself

HOLBROOK — Chief William Smith reports that the Holbrook Police Department has identified a guardian of a 5-year-old boy who was found by himself riding his bike on Thursday.

At approximately 10:20 a.m., Holbrook Police responded to the area of Plymouth Street for a report of a young boy who was alone outside.

The boy was located and appeared to be unharmed. The boy was unable to tell police where he lived or who his parents are.

Through the subsequent investigation, police were able to identify a family member of the boy and have returned him safely.

The Department of Children and Families has been notified of the incident.

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