Family of barefoot boy found walking alone in Jefferson County located

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- The family of a boy who was found barefoot and walking alone early Tuesday morning has been found, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.

The boy, who appears to be about 5 years old, was found at 2:45 a.m. while walking east on West Ken Caryl Boulevard near South Kendall Boulevard.

The sheriff's office said at 11:15 a.m. the family had been found. The boy had gone missing from the 8100 block of West Laurel Drive, about 1 1/3 miles from where he was found by a driver.

The sheriff's office said an investigation is ongoing.