Update: David Strickland found safe
Chief Deputy Randy Christian with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office released a statement at approximately 6:30 pm, saying that officers searching for 10-year-old David Strickland found him standing outside of a church. He was described as hungry and soaking wet, but safe. Authorities are getting David some dry clothes and will feed him then speak to him to find out the details surrounding his disappearance.
A ten year old boy, who may not have come home from his school yesterday, is the subject of a search today in Centerpoint located in Jefferson County, Alabama. The boy, David Strickland, attends the Chalkville Elementary school and was to visit a friend at his house then walk home at 5:00 pm, according to a release by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. When David failed to return home his parents searched for him to no avail By 10:30 pm, the contacted authorities and filed a missing person’s report.
David Strickland is described as weighing 110 pounds, stands 4’10” and was last seen wearing jeans and a blue shirt. Authorities have not released a photo or stated his hair or eye color.
If you have information on this case you are asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 1-205-325-5711.
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