Police: Only Mom, Sister Had Seen Bellevue Boy Recently - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police: Only Mom, Sister Had Seen Bellevue Boy Recently

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BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - Police say that no one has reported seeing a missing Washington state toddler in the past two weeks aside from the boy's mother and 4-year-old sister. Detectives have questioned relatives, friends and neighbors close to the family of 2-year-old Sky Metalwala.

His mother told police he disappeared Sunday when she left him sleeping alone in her unlocked car for an hour after it ran out of gas. Police initially said Tuesday that only the mom had reported seeing the boy in the past two weeks, but they clarified at a news conference that his 4-year-old sister also told detectives the boy had been in the car.

They say the mother, Julia Biryukova, told them she was taking Sky to the hospital at the time because he wasn't feeling well.

 

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