Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Divers Search Nearby Lake as Cops Remove Brown Bags From 5-Year-Old's Home - NBC Chicago

Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Divers Search Nearby Lake as Cops Remove Brown Bags From 5-Year-Old's Home

The child is about 3 feet, 5 inches tall, weighs roughly 70 pounds and has short, blond hair

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    Divers Search Lake Near Missing 5-Year-Old's Home

    Police in a northwest suburb are searching for a 5-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday night. Trina Orlando reports. (Published Thursday, April 18, 2019)

    Police in a northwest suburb are searching for a 5-year-old boy who went missing Wednesday night.

    Crystal Lake authorities said Andrew Freund, who also goes by “AJ,” was last seen around 9 p.m. in the 0-100 block of Dole Avenue. 

    The child is about 3 feet, 5 inches tall, weighs roughly 70 pounds and has short, blonde hair. He was last seen wearing a blue Mario sweatshirt and black sweatpants.

    Police said they were still investigating the circumstances surrounding his disappearance. They said an Amber Alert has not been issued because officers are "unable to confirm an abduction occurred." 

    Search for Missing Child Continues in Crystal Lake

    [CHI] Search for Missing Child Continues in Crystal Lake

    A 5-year-old boy has been reported missing in suburban Crystal Lake on Thursday, and NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has the very latest from the scene.

    (Published Thursday, April 18, 2019)

    An underwater search team nearby descended on Crystal Lake. Crews could be seen searching with cameras from the docks while a sonar boat searched along the shoreline. Police, however, would not confirm that the search is related to the missing boy.

    Andrew's parents reported they last saw the boy at bedtime Wednesday, but have been unable to locate him since they woke up Thursday morning. 

    The FBI has also been called to help detectives with the search. 

    Chicago Police Arrest Teens Swarming Downtown Area

    Chicago Police Arrest Teens Swarming Downtown Area

    Chicago police were handling a crowd control problem in the heart of the downtown area Wednesday night as a large group of teens descended the streets. Police said some arrests had been made. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford reports.

    (Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019)

    Anyone who may have information on his whereabouts is being asked to call (815) 356-3620. They can also text information along with the word CLPDTIP to 847411.

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