Young child back with parents after being found in Sarasota neighborhood

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Published: Dec. 29, 2021 at 6:19 AM EST
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UPDATE at 10 a.m. Wednesday: The child has been reunited with her parents, the Sheriff’s Office tells ABC7.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has reunited a young girl with her parents after she was found alone Tuesday night in a Sarasota neighborhood.

The Sheriff’s Office sent out an aleryt at 10:30 p.m. via email, robocalls and texts. The child was described as a 5-to-7-year-old girl. who had been found on Brooksdale Drive.

A Sheriff’s Office spokeswomen told ABC 7 Wednesday morning that the child, with special needs, had wandered away from home and was reunited with her parents.

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