Police search Charlotte store for missing 18-month-old boy

CHARLOTTE, N.C.,None — Channel 9 has learned that police searched a store in Charlotte for 18-month-old Amir Jennings who has been missing for more than a month.

Police said they received a tip that someone saw Amir in a Dollar Store. Police did not say which location or when.

Officers did not find Amir when they searched.

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Police arrested Amir's mother, Zinah Jennings, in Columbia last month.

Police said she lied to police about Amir's whereabouts.

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Amir's father used to live in Charlotte, which is why officer have put the city on their radar.

Police are also checking Rock Hill, Raleigh and Atlanta.

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