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Amber Alert issued for missing NC child

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Dec 13 2012 07:27:38 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 13 2012 10:39:42 PM CST
Karen Gardner Joyce

Picture of Karen Gardner Joyce

RALEIGH -

The Hoke County Sheriff`s Office is searching for a missing child: Pacen Ryan Joyce.

Pacen Ryan Joyce is a 12-year-old Black male, approximately 4 feet 0 inches tall, weighing 70 pounds. He has black hair, and brown eyes. Last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and navy blue jogging pants.

Allegedly, there is 1 abductor: Karen Gardner Joyce. She is the woman seen in the photo above. Karen Gardner Joyce is described as 46 years old, white, female, 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 110 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Last seen wearing a tan sweater and jeans. Subject has short straight blonde hair parted in the middle.

Abduction occurred at 175 Secretariat Court, Raeford, NC The vehicle is a Black 2011 Mazda 3I with NC license tag number BEE7151.