Police search for clues in mysterious disappearance of 5-year-old boy

Police reporting that AJ Friend's parents have stopped cooperating with the investigation.
2:41 | 04/21/19

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Where to start here with another tough story we've been following now for for days the intensifying efforts to find a five year old boy. Police are now reporting that little AGA's friends' parents have stopped cooperating with them in this morning the boy's parents. The boy's mother speaking out to GMA ABC's will Reeve joins us with the latest on the story will good morning to you. Good morning Dan AJ friends' parents say their son went to bed around 9 PM on Wednesday by Thursday morning. He had vanished as the search continues police now focusing on the family home. A mother's pleas could hold of it. Eighties partly because there formally. There might play a permanent. JoAnne Cunningham alongside her lawyer yesterday desperate for her son AJ he's safe return. Ruined the message there is to send his claim to please come home five year old AJ was last seen Wednesday when his parents told police they put him to bed. By Thursday morning AJ was reported missing. They proved AG to sleep when he came mean. They went to wake him up and realize that he was in his whom. Authorities now say they are focusing their investigation on the family's home coming this quiet Chicago suburb for any signs of him this morning after police dogs indicated AJ never left on foot. Authorities don't believe the child was a dog did now the FBI and local police are on the hunt for answers but say the family has stopped cooperating with the investigation. I realize that the police. Concede there are to be a suspect. I get vice mean Cunningham. 22 to be mean side and then at that point. Andrew friends senior spoke to the media on Friday pleading for his son's safe return AJ please come home we love you very much while AJ's parents have maintained their innocence denying any involvement in this interview with the Chicago Tribune crystal lake police chief Jim black called the disappearance disturbing. Adding quote. The fact that both parents have stopped cooperating with us certainly raises our suspicions. Overnight the Clear Lake community coming together dozens gathering including AJ's parents with hundreds of candles and prayers for the missing boy. AJ's father reportedly attended that vigil after spending hours with investigators at the police station. When he was asked if he had learned anything more about his son's whereabouts we spoke to reporters outside the station. He said nothing definitive yet but again even after those hours with investigators need your heating of the mother is. Cooperating at this point threat more to come. More to come thank you very much we'll appreciate it.

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