5 year old child found wandering highway near St. Paul

A five-year-old boy was found wandering along Highway 881 near Township Road 582 on Jan. 18 at around 9:30 a.m.

St. Paul RCMP were contacted by a driver who found the child and was concerned. The driver brought the boy to the RCMP detachment. He was later reunited with his family.

RCMP is investigating and is asking anyone with dash cam footage from the day, time and area to contact St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8870.

St. Paul RCMP confirmed it is working with the St. Paul School Division on this case.

In a bulletin sent from the school district on Jan. 19, St. Paul Education said there was “a serious incident” on Jan. 18 “where a kindergarten student remained on a bus after it was returned to the driver’s yard following the morning drop off.

St. Paul School Division also said it would fully cooperate with any RCMP investigation.

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