ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A young boy found alone near a city intersection has been reunited with his father.

Police late Sunday came across him, aged between 4-6 years of age, in the area of 15th Avenue South and 43rd Street.

Someone who knew the boy saw a post on Facebook and called the father, according to St. Petersburg police.

The boy's father reporting having several alarms and locks for their child with special needs. However, the boy managed to escape out of a window while everyone was asleep

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