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June 07, 2010
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FBI joins Ore. sheriff's department in search for boy

Kyron Horman disappeared from his elementary school Friday

By Anne M. Peterson
The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. — The FBI has joined the expanding search for an Oregon second-grader who vanished after his stepmother left him at his Portland elementary school Friday morning.

Detectives on Sunday interviewed parents and students at the school in the search for 7-year-old Kyron Horman.

The boy and his stepmother attended a science fair at the school early Friday. She last saw him walking down a hallway toward his classroom about 8:45 a.m.

Police say Kyron did not return home on the bus as scheduled. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office was contacted at about 4 p.m.

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The FBI has dispatched its Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Team, but Sheriff Dan Staton says he's not prepared to call the boy's disappearance a kidnapping.

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