[§350-1.3]  Any person may report.  Any person, not otherwise required to report pursuant to section 350-1.1, who becomes aware of facts or circumstances which cause that person to have reason to believe that child abuse or neglect has occurred or that there exists a substantial risk that child abuse or neglect may occur in the reasonably foreseeable future, may immediately report the matter orally to the department or to the police department. [L 1987, c 204, §1]