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Mom's Social Media Plea for Teen to Come Home Goes Viral

Erik Pina, who was last seen Sunday afternoon, returned home Tuesday evening



    Family of Erik Pina

    UPDATE: The mother of a Massachusetts teen who went missing last weekend has returned home, according to his mother's latest Facebook post on the ordeal.

    Amy Pina thanked her friends and followers for their efforts in spreading the word about her missing son, 15-year-old Erik, when he returned home Tuesday evening.

    Earlier story below:

    The mother of a Massachusetts boy last seen by his family on Sunday afternoon is making a plea on social media for her son to return home.

    Fifteen-year-old Erik Pina left home around 3 p.m. Sunday, according to his mother Amy Pina's Facebook posts.

    He was last seen wearing khaki shorts and bright blue sneakers with a gray t-shirt. He's described as having brown, wavy hair and green eyes. Erik is about 5-foot 3-inches and weighs approximately 100 lbs.

    The Brockton Enterprise reports East Bridgewater police found Erik's blue mountain bike and returned it to his family.

    Police also searched a wooded area behind a YMCA Monday evening after getting a tip.

    Amy Pina's original Facebook post has been shared more than 7,000 times.

    "As his mother I cannot even begin to tell you the worry I am feeling," Pina wrote on Facebook.

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