HONOLULU — An investigation is underway after a 5-year-old boy walked off his school’s campus and was later found about a mile away.

The boy’s mom Crystal Dejesus tells KHON-TV (http://bit.ly/2d7Ql7x) that she wants the staff at Waianae Elementary School to pay more attention to the children.

The Hawaii Department of Education says the boy was supposed to wait for his mother in the school office but mistakenly started walking home.

Dejesus says her son never walks home.

She said her son’s sibling told her he was missing, not the school.

Area residents found the boy.

No one from the school or education department was available for comment, but an emailed statement said no further details could be provided during the investigation.

A spokesman said procedures are under review.

Information from: KHON-TV, http://khon.com

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