Police continue to search for missing Brooklyn boy

January 25, 2010 3:04:43 PM PST
The search for a missing boy from Brooklyn is now it its fourth day. Investigators say 7-year-old Patrick Alford ran out of his home on Vandalia Avenue in East New York Friday night when his foster mother went to throw out the trash.

Police have spoken to the boy's biological mother. They do not believe foul play was involved.

Alford is 4-foot-8 and weighs 65 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red T-shirt and blue jeans with black sneakers.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this missing is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at CrimeStoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.