ENDANGERED CHILD ADVISORY FROM THE CITY OF LYNN
Giovanni Gonzalez weighs approximately 40 lbs and is 49 inches (4'1") tall with black hair and brown eyes. When last seen, he was wearing blue denim jeans, a red T-shirt, a silver braided chain and black Spiderman sandals. He was carrying a black backpack that had the Transformers robot characters on it and which contained some of his clothes and toys. He has a faded skin pigmentation mark on the lower right side of his chest and a small scar above his eyebrow. The boy was last seen Friday, Aug. 15 at 4 p.m. in the area of 2 Brightwood Terrace in Lynn.
The child's father, ERNESTO L. GONZALES JR., 36 (D.O.B. 3/5/72), of 2 Brightwood Terrace, Lynn, was arrested today by State and Lynn Police and charged with child endangerment in connection with the child's disappearance. He is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon in the Lynn District Court. Despite the arrest of ERNESTO GONZALES JR., Giovanni's whereabouts remain unknown.
Anyone with information about the child's disappearance or whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Lynn Police at (781) 595-2000 with any information. Further media inquiries should be directed to the Lynn Police Department as well.