7-year-old reported missing in Boston reunited with his mother

BOSTON (WHDH) - BOSTON (WHDH) — A 7-year-old boy with special needs who was reported missing Tuesday morning has been reunited with his mother.

The boy’s mother went to Andrew Station in Boston around 7 a.m. to pick up her son from her sister, but called police when she realized he wasn’t there.

She told police her son has trouble explaining himself and speaking to other people.

Around 8:30 a.m., police said that the boy was found after he walked a half-mile to his home.

“I found him, thank God,” the mother said. “I am so happy.”

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