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Hinckley Police identify parents of boy found abandoned in cemetery

The boy told officers his name is "Tony."
Credit: Hinckley Police

HINCKLEY, Ohio — ***UPDATE***

The following Facebook post from Hinckley Police Chief David Centner states that authorities have identified the parents of the child left at the cemetery.

"We have identified the parents and are working this evening with Medina County Children Services on the investigation. I hope to provide further information later this evening.  Thank you to our local news media for their help in finding the parents.  Also all of the calls and messages to help Tony are greatly appreciated.  All of you have renewed my faith and appreciation for the wonderful community we live in and that surrounds us.  All of you are truly the best!  God Bless all of you.....Chief Centner"

EARLIER STORY:

The Hinckley Police Department is seeking the public's help identifying a "little boy" found abandoned at Hope Memorial Gardens Cemetery Wednesday afternoon. 

Officials responded to the cemetery just after noon after a witness says she saw a medium blue mid-sized car speed off, leaving the little boy to run after the car followed by a dog. The car left the cemetery and headed west on SR 303 heading towards Brunswick. 

The boy was taken into protective custody and Medina County Children Services were contacted. The boy is described as approximately three years old with short brown hair, blue eyes, weighing roughly 40 pounds. 

Police say the boy appears to be in good physical condition and told officers his name is "Tony."  The young boy also told officers his mom's name is "Katy" and his dad's name is "David."

Anyone with information on Tony, his parents or relatives are asked to contact the Hinckley Police Department at at 330-278-7162 or the Medina County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 330-725-6631.