A little boy, dressed only in his pyjamas and without his shoes wasn found wandering the streets in Melbourne's west at 2am on Tuesday.
The boy, thought to be three years old, was found in Morris Street, Melton in the early hours by a local resident who took him to the local police station.
Seven News spoke to the local police sergeant who said the boy was very frightened but had since calmed down and fallen asleep.
He was unable to give his name or his parents' names.
After Melton Police pleaded for the boy's parents to come forward, a visibly distressed woman, believed to be the boy's mother arrived at the station.