3-year-old found alone in Loretto Park

A young child has been reunited with his family after he was found alone in Loretto Park this afternoon.

According to police, 3-year-old AJ told officers that his parents were dead and that he had been sleeping in the park overnight. They say that wasn't the case and that his mother, aunt and cousin were at the 49th Precinct looking for him.

The boy's family says he wandered off while at the park with his cousin. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, but is expected to be OK.

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