YORKTOWN, Va. (WAVY) — Deputies have identified a child found Monday morning wandering in Yorktown and reunited him with his family.

“We would like to thank everyone who stopped to help or who shared this information to get the child identified! He is being reunited with his family,” the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said just before noon Monday after sharing a photo of the boy and asking for the public’s help.

He was found by authorities Monday morning in the 900 block of Dare Road, off Lakeside Drive not far from Dare Deli & Steamhouse.

The sheriff’s office hasn’t shared how they believe the boy was able to run away.