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Date: Sep 3, 2017

UPDATE (September 3, 2017 2:40 p.m.):

The boy, who wandered away from home, has been identified and returned to his parents.

Original Release (September 3, 2017 2:34 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police need the public's assistance in identifying a young child that was found around 1 p.m. in the area of  Finsbury Road and Brinsmaid Court in White Marsh Precinct. 

The child has not spoken to police so may have mental challenges. He is a black male and appears to be approximately 2 or 2-1/2 years old. Police have gone door-to-door around the neighborhood but he remains unidentified. 

Anyone who may recognize this child is asked to contact police by dialing 9-1-1 or calling Precinct 9 at 410-887-5000.

A Fire lieutenant suffered non life-threatening injuries this morning when he was struck by a vehicle at Rossville Boulevard and U.S. 40 (Pulaski Highway) during a charitable fundraising drive.

The incident occurred at 11:18 a.m. while fire personnel were collecting funds to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association's "Fill the Boot' campaign.

An investigation of the crash will be conducted by Baltimore County Police.

The firefighter was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Fire Chief Kyrle W. Preis III said the Fire Department's fundraising efforts on behalf of the "Fill the Boot" campaign will continue and reminded personnel of the need for vigilance when it comes to safety during the collection process.

Revised June 27, 2017