Police need help identifying ‘confused’ boy found at downtown Chicago train station

Chicago police are trying to identify this child, found in a confused state at the Roosevelt CTA station. | Chicago Police Department

Update 2:18 PM on January 13, 2024: CPD says the boy has been identified.


Chicago police are trying to identify a boy who was found confused and unable to provide his own identity in the Loop.

The child was located at the Roosevelt CTA station on Thursday, January 11, according to CPD. Investigators released a picture of the boy, hoping someone might know who he is.

He was unable to provide his address, his parents’ names or his school, police said in a bulletin released to the media on Friday afternoon.

They said the boy provided the name Jeremiah Dunks, with a possible birthdate of July 21, 2010. He was wearing a maroon sweater and black jogging pants when he was located.

The boy is White, stands about 5’10” tall, weighs 165 pounds, and has hazel eyes.

Anyone with information about him can contact the Area Three Special Victims Unit at 312-744-8266.

Chicago police are trying to identify this child, found in a confused state at the Roosevelt CTA station. | Chicago Police Department
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