Police identify young boy found in Torquay street

Police have identified a young boy found in the street but are yet to track down his family.

Officers were called at 1.25pm on January 2 to reports of the child on Main Avenue in Torquay, Devon.

The boy, believed to be local to the seaside town, is described as white and aged between one and two.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said the boy was “safe and well” and appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

In a previous statement, police said: “Officers are in attendance and conducting inquiries to try and locate the parents or family of the boy.

“If you have any information please phone 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk or and quote log 0349 of 02/01/19.”