Missing Boy's Mother Helping in Search for Black Hawk County Girls
DES MOINES, Iowa -The mother of missing paperboy Johnny Gosch is helping Wednesday in the search for two missing Iowa girls from Evansdale.
Noreen Gosch will be at a booth setup at the Iowa State Fair to help collect clues in the case. The booth is located in the Grandstand in the Hall of Law.
Gosch was 12 years old when he went missing in West Des Moines on Sept. 5, 1982.
Authorities believe Lyric Cook and Elizabeth Collins were abducted on July 13 in Evansdale, a suburb of Waterloo.
Last Thursday, Collin's parents were at the State Fair.
The booth features pictures of the girls and has fliers. Officials said people from Iowa and outside the state coming to the fair could offer new clues in the case. Fliers are being handed out at the booth.
DCI agents said last week that that they received at least one tip at the State Fair on Thursday that they are following up on.
Evansdale police said they continue to receive tips from the public and encourage anyone with even minor information to come forward.
A $50,000 reward is being offered in the case.
Anyone with information on the case should call 319-232-6682 or Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers at 855-300-8477.
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