Dubai police are looking for the parents of a missing 5-year-old boy which was found inside Reef Mall.

According to Khaleej Times, the boy was found alone by a woman who took him to the Al Muraqqabat police station. The name of the boy was not released as well as his nationality.

Director of Al Muraqqabat Police Station Brigadier Ali Ahmed Abdullah Ghanem confirms that the child is doing well. They are just waiting for his family members to contact them.

The Al Muraqqabat police also requested for help from the public in case they know the boy and his family. You can contact the police station at 055526604 or 901. You can also personally go to the Al Muraqqabat Police Station for any information.

What should you do to avoid such incidents?

  • Take to your child before going to the mall. Make a rule that they should always be visible to you and vice versa. Keep reminding them especially when they start to feel restless.
  • Teach your children to approach a ‘safe stranger’ in case they get separated from you. These ‘safe stranger’ includes a security guard, a person at the cashier or a mother with kids.
  • Tell your children to never leave the mall no matter what happens or who tells them.

 

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