Brooklyn residents rally behind mother searching for missing son

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EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (PIX11)– Brooklyn residents are rallying behind a mother to help search for her young son who has been missing for several days.

11-year-old Kareem Granton vanished without a trace from his East New York home last Wednesday.

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11-year-old Kareem Granton missing since last Wednesday

Investigators have searched the building on Williams Avenue where 26-year-old Precious Granton’s son was last seen and have come out with no clues to his whereabouts.

Community leader Tony Herbert along with activist Keesha Crawford are continuing their efforts to organize residents to help search for the missing boy in and around the community.

Authorities believe the boy returned home from school on Wednesday, went to visit a neighbor in the building and never returned.

The neighbors apartment has been searched several times by the NYPD.

Anyone with any information in this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS