BROOKLYN - As the search for 7-year-old Patrick Alford continues, Councilman Charles Barron and community members joined in the search efforts and handed out flyers in East New York Friday.

Patrick went missing on Jan. 22 and was last seen at his foster mother?s home.

Police at first believed his biological mother, 23-year-old Jennifer Rodriguez, could have known his whereabouts.

Police will soon announce a $2,000 reward for information regarding the missing boy, Barron said.