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UPDATE – The child’s father has been located!  We will provide more as we are able. Thank you for getting the word out! We have deleted the child’s photo as it is no longer necessary to post and he is a minor. 

PREVIOUS INFORMATION – At approximately 7:30 a.m. today, the Eugene Police Department was notified of an unattended child on the sidewalk near W. 18th Avenue and Polk Street. Officers responded and first ensured the child was safe, then began searching for the parents. The child is approximately two years old and still learning to speak. Officers canvassed the neighborhood and surrounding businesses with a photograph of the child, attempting to contact a parent or caretaker. There has been no communication from the parent of guardians of the child. 

The Eugene Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the child and parents/guardians for the child. If you have further information regarding this child, please call 541-682-5111. 

Case 24-06335

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