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Abducted boy from Fremont found safe; suspect arrested

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Posted at 10:43 PM, May 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-14 11:21:14-04

FREMONT, Neb. (KMTV) — Update - 5/14/21 10:15 AM

The Fremont Police Department said 6-year-old Pedro Juarez, who was abducted Thursday night, was located in Boonville, MO and is safe.

The suspect in the abduction, 38-year-old Tomas Juarez of Fremont, is currently in custody in Boonville.

Authorities said the investigation is still active and there are pending charges.

Arrangements are being made to bring Pedro back to Nebraska.

The two were located in Boonville after reports that they were seen at a truck stop near there.

Original story - 5/13/21

The Fremont Police Department needs the public's help in finding Pedro Juarez in connection with the abduction of a 6-year-old boy police believe to be Juarez's son. He may also go by other names including Thomas Juarez and Adrian Solis.

On Thursday, police said the boy was abducted from a home in the 400 block of West 6th Street around 7:30 p.m.

Juarez is described as a 38-year-old Guatemalan male with black hair and brown eyes, approximately 5’4” tall.

According to police, Juarez was last seen leaving the residence, on foot, wearing a gray Nebraska hooded sweatshirt, a Nebraska baseball cap and blue jeans. The boy was wearing a white shirt, khaki colored pants and blue jeans.

There is no vehicle associated with the incident at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fremont Police Department at (402) 727-2677.

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