Authorities shift search for missing boy in Illinois

Investigators are now focusing on the home of 5-year-old Andrew Freund, and don't believe he ran away or was kidnapped.
1:52 | 04/21/19

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We move on out of the desperate search for a missing boy in Illinois. The five year old reported missing investigators now focusing on his home sandy don't believe he was kidnapped or ran away. His father speaking out late today here's ABC's doctoral Kendall. Tonight the FBI in Illinois police in an intense search for missing five year old AG friend. Narrowing their focus to the child's home in the Chicago suburbs. If what. Cool. It. Just let my kids that's always been my way improvement. While the boy's parents maintain their innocence ages mother has hired an attorney and stop talking to police I realize that the police. Concede there are to be a suspect. I advised mean Cunningham to be mean side and at that point. The attorney does not represent AG's boulder to insist he still cooperating despite reports he's not how it saves you wouldn't. I spent I spent hours from yesterday according to his parents AJ was last seen when he went to bed Wednesday night at his home in this play Chicago suburb. Thursday morning he was gone. Police and the FBI calling the home according seen Singh search dogs only picked up his sick inside the residence indicating AJ never left on foot. Authorities don't believe he was abducted AJ please come home we'd love you very much. The department of children and family services has investigated the family in the past for neglect. And after his disappearance AG's younger brother was taken into protective custody I don't little AJ we pray to lower. Saturday night the community coming together and dozens including AG's parents at a vigil. Lighting hundreds of candles for the missing boy. The attorney for AJ's mother is asking the community not to assume the worst thump picture of Chernoff for us tonight Victor thank you.

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