OCEANSIDE (NEWS 8/CNS) - A 12-year-old Oceanside boy who went missing from a Kaiser hospital in Irvine was found safe Saturday morning in Mission Viejo and turned over to a family member, according to Irvine police.
Michael Edward Roman was seen on surveillance video leaving the hospital at 6670 Alton Parkway alone and headed toward the street at 10:50 a.m. Friday.
He was found just after 8 a.m. on Saturday at a Target store where a loss prevention employee recognized him from a missing flyer posted on social media.
The boy has no friends or family in the area, his family told Irvine police. It wasn't clear why Michael was in the hospital.