Horry County police identify child found wandering alone in Longs

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The Horry County Police Department has identified a child found with no adult on Highway 9 near Marlowe Circle in the Longs area of Horry County.

The child was found wandering at around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

HCPD updated at around 10:30 a.m. Sunday that the child had been identified and his parents located. 

According to a department spokesperson, he is approximately two to three years old and could initially not answer where he lived or who his parents are. 

As of early Sunday morning, no calls had came in for a missing child in the area, and officers patrolling in the area were unable to locate any parents. 

Police continue to investigate why the child was left alone. 

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