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New York, New York / Patz Disappearance / Missing Children #1023344

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 24, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: John Miller) A break in the case of 6-year-old Etan Patz†, who disappeared 33 years ago, with a confession from Pedro Hernandez† examined; scenes shown from the Maple Shade, New Jersey house where Hernandez was picked up and Hernandez’s family leaving; details given about Hernandez’s prior arrests. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – says the suspect implicated himself.] [NEIGHBOR – comments.] The difficulty in corroborating the confession discussed.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The impact of the Patz case on how police and communities react to missing child reports featured; statistics on missing and abducted children who come home cited. [National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Ernie ALLEN††- explains how the coordinated system works; says no case is ever closed.] The Adam Walsh case mentioned.

Pelley, Scott;
Miller, John;
Andrews, Wyatt

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