Boston Police confirm a child was found wandering alone early Friday morning in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood and has since been reunited with his parents.
Boston EMS received a call around 3:40 that the boy was spotted in the area of Columbia Road and I-93 near the on-ramp. Police believe the child is between 6-and-8-years-old
The MBTA says an employee who performs overnight maintenance work on the Red Line spotted the child and alerted authorities.
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The boy was transported to Boston Medical Center for evaluation when he was found.
The Department of Children and Families has been contacted.
The incident remains under investigation.