MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police are investigating after a 4-year-old boy was found alone in the median of a road in Eagan.

The incident happened Monday afternoon, according to the police report. An onlooker reported seeing a 4-year-old boy who seemed lost and was crying along the 760 block of Yankee Doodle Road.

Firefighters responded and brought the boy back to the station.

According to the police report, the boy told them he left the house he was at because he wanted to go home.

Once they found out where he lived, they brought him home.

Police didn’t say whether they were still investigating the circumstances that led to the boy wandering off.

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