7-year-old missing from Clarksville found safe


CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 7-year-old boy who ran away from home Wednesday night was found safe in Clarksville Thursday morning.

Clarksville police reported Ayden Price was last seen around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday at his home on Rosebrook Drive. He was found around 6:45 a.m. Thursday a few blocks from his home after a seven-hour search.

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Ayden Price
Ayden Price (Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)

A Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools bus driver found Ayden, wrapped him in a blanket and kept him calm until officers arrived.

Ayden reportedly got into trouble with his mother and ran out the door wearing only gray shorts.

Clarksville police were notified around midnight and officers began searching the area. A missing child notification was sent out and K-9 officers along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter assisted with the search.

Ayden was barefoot and wearing the blanket when he was escorted by police from a wooded area back into his home.

No additional information was immediately released.

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