Police offer $1,000 reward in search for missing Pekin boy

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PEKIN, Ill.  — Police in central Illinois are offering a $1,000 reward for information in the disappearance of a 13-year-old boy whose been missing for two weeks.

The Pekin Daily Times reports that Pekin police offered the reward Monday for help in their search for Robert Bee Jr.

The boy’s mother reported him missing on Nov. 18. Pekin police designated him a runaway. Pekin police spokesman Mike Eeten says the department dedicated an investigation unit after the boy couldn’t be found for ensuing days.

The boy is 4-foot-6, weighs 110 pounds and was last seen wearing and red and gray shirt, jeans and red shoes.

Police say they haven’t issued an Amber Alert because they don’t have evidence the boy was abducted. Authorities have issued a Missing and Endangered Persons Advisory.

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