Dad believes gang kidnapped 3-year-old son

MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) – A 3-year-old boy went missing overnight in Memphis after his father fell asleep.

Maurice Brown Jr., 3, went missing at 8:30 p.m. on South Pauline Street.

The boy’s father said when he woke up his son was missing.

Police have used a helicopter and several officers to scan the area in search of the missing boy.

He is about three feet tall and 65 pounds. Maurice was last seen wearing a blue, Batman shirt and blue jeans.

The boy’s dad told Action News 5 that he is affiliated with a gang. He believes his son was kidnapped as retaliation. Maurice Brown Senior said he may have enemies but he wants his son back.

The little boy’s mother lives in Arkansas.

If you have any information about the little boy’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact Memphis Police at 901-545-2677.

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