5-year-old Joseph “Joe Clyde” Daniels disappeared from his home in Dickson, Tennessee on the evening of Tuesday, April 3.
Joe Clyde went to bed without incident, but his family discovered he was missing the next morning when they went to wake him for school at 5:20 am. After searching their home for almost an hour, they called the police just before 6:30.
Please help us find this endangered child out of Dickson, TN. Joseph Daniels is non-verbal and autistic. He was last seen at his residence on Garners Creek Road in Dickson. If you see Joseph, please call 1-800-TBI-FIND. pic.twitter.com/tkKus4Ekif— TBI (@TBInvestigation) April 4, 2018
Joe Clyde has autism, and he is non-verbal. According to his family, he did not bring anything with him when he wandered away from home.
Police have revealed that they received a credible tip saying that a boy matching the description was spotted on Wednesday morning on the road, roughly 100 yards from his home.
We have a couple more images of the still-missing five-year-old from Dickson, Joe Clyde Daniels. He was last seen Tuesday night, wearing black pajamas w/long sleeves w/skeleton outline. TBI Agents, Intelligence Analysts are at the scene, assisting with the ongoing search. pic.twitter.com/xIUY8GC4FC— TBI (@TBInvestigation) April 5, 2018
Volunteers have flocked to help search in such numbers that the police have had to turn some away! When search and rescue dogs assisted, they were able to trail his scent to the edge of a pond. The pond was then drained and searched, and nothing was found.
UPDATE: Our work to assist the search efforts for missing five-year-old Joe Clyde Daniels continues. We have Agents and Intelligence Analysts on the ground in Dickson County. If you spot Joe Clyde, call authorities immediately. pic.twitter.com/2nnIq5piwv— Josh DeVine (@TBIJoshDeVine) April 5, 2018
Joe Clyde was last seen wearing black pajamas with skeletons on them. He is 4 feet tall with weighs 65 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes, and people are being urged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office at 615-446-8041 ext. 0.
UPDATE: The search continues for missing five-year-old Joe Clyde Daniels.— TBI (@TBInvestigation) April 4, 2018
TBI currently has multiple Agents and Intelligence Analysts on the ground, supporting local search efforts. Our Command Post is on scene and we're also using our plane as an additional search tool. pic.twitter.com/7nqihhzm2L