Police: Search continues for missing Searcy toddler

Police: Search continues for missing Searcy toddler
Malik Drumond (Source: Arkansas State Police)
Malik Drumond (Source: Arkansas State Police)

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) - The search continues for a missing two-and-a-half-year-old boy from Searcy. A level two Morgan Nick Amber Alert was issued for Malik Drummond early Monday morning by Arkansas State Police.

In a news conference Monday afternoon, Searcy Police Chief Jeremy Clark said police are still searching for the toddler.

Search dogs were called in from Memphis to help search for the child on Sunday. The dogs were used for about four hours but yielded no results, according to Searcy police.

Numerous volunteers and authorities have been searching from Malik since he went missing Sunday around 5:45 p.m.

Officers were called to the 700-block of West Park around 6:30 p.m. in response to the missing child.

Police said Malik walked away from his home which is near where officers were called.

The FBI has joined the investigation police said Monday.

Malik is autistic according to the alert from ASP. He was last seen wearing brown pants with stripes and a blue shirt.

If you have any information on the missing child call the Searcy Police Department at 501-268-3531.

Veronica Smith is in Searcy and will have the latest on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

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