BPD Community Alert: The Boston Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Child Found Alone at Playground in Mattapan

At about 6:33 PM on Saturday, June 25, 2016, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call for a found child at Ryan Playground located at 310 River Street. The child was found to be in good health and informed the officers that his first name is “Adriel.”  He is believed to be between two and three years old, approximately two feet tall, about thirty pounds with a medium brown complexion, brown hair and brown eyes. He was found barefoot, wearing a grey t-shirt and riding a red tricycle. The child is currently under the care and supervision of the Department of Children & Families (DCF). At this time, no one has come forward to report him missing. 

The Boston Police Department is asking anyone who may know this child or the identity of his parents or guardians to please contact the DCF at 1-800-792-5200 or B-3 Detectives at (617) 343-4712

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.