ID Kits for Nat’l Missing Children’s Day

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CLEVELAND — It’s something you hope you’ll never need — a child identification kit.  But in the event your child goes missing, the tools will be an asset in your search.

Kits were given out at Westtown Shopping Center at West 110th and Lorain Avenue in Cleveland Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday is also National Missing Children’s Day.

“Nothing is more serious than when a child is missing. We ask that all citizens join law enforcement in remaining vigilant in order to protect our most sacred treasure, our kids,” said Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  “The FBI along with its partners will devote all necessary resources and leave no stone unturned to recover any child that is missing.”

The FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force, the Cleveland Division of Police and the FBI Citizen Academy Foundation members were at the Westtown Shopping Center for the kit distribution.