Police called after 3-year-old boy found wandering alone in Cookstown

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Police were called to Spar on Chapel Street Cookstown at around 7pm on Thursday evening after a 3-year-old boy was found alone on Church Street.

It is understood a member of public had contacted the PSNI after discovering the little boy, who had been out playing with friends when he wandered off.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “Just before 7pm on Thursday 12 May, police received a report that a child had been found on their own in the Church Street area of Cookstown.

“Police attended and returned the child home.”