MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) — Mt. Juliet Police have announced that a missing 12-year-old boy with special needs has been found safe with assistance from an MNPD helicopter, Airport Police and K9 units from Rutherford County. There is no longer an active search.
Mt. Juliet Police Captain Tyler Chandler said police became involved when the boy ran away and he continued to run away from police. An hour and a half into the search, the helicopter was able to locate the boy and help law enforcement reach him.
The boy ran into the parking lot of Mt. Juliet High School where police found him on top of a car. Captain Chandler said a high school homecoming game was taking place at the time.
Tonight he is home safe with his family and thankfully there were no injures.
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