NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News police said a 3-year-old girl was found by herself on Thursday night.

Dispatchers received a call that a child was found in the 300 block of Boulder Drive at 5:04 p.m.

At 7:20 p.m. police told 13News Now that she wasn't reported missing and they're trying to find where she lives.

When 13News Now followed up with police at 9:00 p.m. about the girl, we learned that the girl had been reunited with the family.

When police got to the child, she was able to point them in the direction of her home. Police ran into the child's cousin who was babysitting and was looking for the child.

According to police the door was locked, but the 3-year-old knew how to unlock the door.

The girl was okay and not injured, but police still notified her mom. 

No charges were filed.


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