09/17/12 — Mother of missing boy pleads for son

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Mother of missing boy pleads for son

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on September 17, 2012 3:04 PM

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Kim Best, center, the mother of Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr., the 16-year-old boy who has been missing for more than a week and who is the subject of an Amber Alert, pleads for information about her son's whereabouts.

The mother of a 16-year-old who police say was abducted more than a week ago gave an emotional plea for her son's return during a press conference that unfolded about 2:30 p.m. inside the Goldsboro Police Department.

Kennedy Fitzgerald McLaurin Jr. has been missing since he was allegedly forced into a car by a group of black men on Sept. 9.

Since his disappearance, an Amber Alert has been issued and a tip line has been set up for those with information that might lead to Kennedy's whereabouts. The tip line is (919) 580-4243.

For complete coverage of the press conference, see Tuesday's News-Argus and follow www.NewsArgus.com