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Search for missing Boise boy: You can help look for Robert on Friday

Family members of 8-year-old Robert Manwill attend the Wednesday afternoon press briefing in solidarity, holding hands and wearing t-shirts donated by Riverside Embroidery and Screenprinting. "We are a united family, " said Trish Burrill, Robert's aunt and the family's spokesperson.
Family members of 8-year-old Robert Manwill attend the Wednesday afternoon press briefing in solidarity, holding hands and wearing t-shirts donated by Riverside Embroidery and Screenprinting. "We are a united family, " said Trish Burrill, Robert's aunt and the family's spokesperson. Katherine Jones / kjones@idahostatesman.com

The Boise police are looking for 500 to 1,000 people — or more — to perform the most exhaustive search yet for Robert Manwill, the 8-year-old boy who disappeared from his mother's Boise apartment complex Friday night.

The massive one-day search will be on Friday, and anyone over 18 can participate:

— Three-hour shifts will start at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. Friday.

— Meet at one on three places: Garfield Elementary, South Junior High and the Hillcrest branch library.

— You must be 18 or older, with a photo ID.

— Bring: Sturdy shoes, one to two quarts of water, sunscreen a hat and sunglasses, a snack and a cell phone, if possible.

— No bikes, strollers or pets.

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