Teen reunited with family after being found living on streets in Lancaster, authorities say

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- A teen who was found on the streets in Lancaster has been reunited with his family, authorities announced.

The 13-year-old boy named Don was located near 7th Street East and Avenue I Wednesday morning, the Lancaster sheriff's station posted on Facebook.

"He said he has no last name and no parents, and has been living on the streets for 13 years," the Facebook post stated. "Please no judgement, no parent bashing and no hateful comments. Let's help this little man get home safely."

On Wednesday afternoon the Sheriff's Department said the boy was back to together with his family.

"While no further information will be released, we can share the 13 year old boy is safe at home with his parents," authorities said in a statement. "We thank our incredible community for the tips, leads and comments. We appreciate them all and couldn't do it without you!"