A toddler found cycling around naked on his tricycle in Hamilton has been identified and police are in contact with his caregivers.

The 3 or 4-year-old was found on Wairere Road at 11:30 this morning wearing no clothes or shoes.

The young boy had initially been shy and was not able to give his name to police or staff from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children but police have since figured out his name.

A police spokesperson said they have spoken to the boy's caregivers and they will be picking him up shortly.