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Young child found wandering alone north of Falkland

August 19, 2020 - 5:29 PM

The RCMP have located the parent of a young child found wandering alone north of Falkland.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP Cpl. Tania Finn confirmed a member of the public found the unattended young child on Chase Falkland Road and contacted police at around 12:30 p.m. today, Aug. 19.

"Two front line officers from the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP attended to the area to conduct a canvas of the neighbourhood and located the parent of the child," Finn said in an email. "The officers requested B.C. Ambulance Service attend to conduct a medical assessment of both the child and parent."

Finn said the Ministry of Children and Family Development had been called and is currently working with the family.

No other information has been released.

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