A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
An Amber alert has been issued for a missing Siler City boy whom authorities think is in danger.
The alert was issued early Wednesday morning for eight-year-old Jose
Angel Fitzpatrick, who is four feet tall and 80 pounds. He has brown
hair and brown eyes.
Julia Jarema of the Department of Crime Control and Public
Safety says authorities think Jose is with his father, Kenneth Paul
Both father and son are Hispanic males.
Jarema says no vehicle is involved, so the alert doesn't include
a vehicle description. She says authorities think the child is in
The abductor, Kenneth Paul Fitzpatrick, is described as a Hispanic male, 5' 11” tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and dark blue jeans. There is no vehicle information.
Anyone with information should call the Siler City Police Department at 919-742-5626.