Cops seeking family of lost boy

2011-02-03 08:35

Brits police are appealing for help in finding the relatives of a mentally disabled boy found wandering the city’s streets on Saturday.

“Social workers say the boy has a mental problem and he can’t talk properly, so we don’t know where he comes from,” spokesperson Colonel Lesego Metsi said today.

Local residents found the child, aged between nine and 11, on Saturday and took him to social workers.

He was wearing brown shorts, a grey, long-sleeved T-shirt and black shoes. Social workers were unsuccessful in locating his family and contacted the police for help on Tuesday.

Anyone who could help reunite the boy with his family should contact Anna Molefe on 079 511 5401.

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