Bareilly: An 11-year-old boy who was missing in Bareilly town near Delhi has been found after he was spotted by a member of the public who received a WhatsApp message alert sent out by police.

Police sent out boy’s photo to several mobile phones via whatsapp in the area. A man who had received the alert recognized the boy sitting near him in a train and called the police.

It is not clear how the child ended up on the train and police say they are investigating what happened during the hours that he left home and was finally traced.

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