Law enforcement officials have found evidence concerning the whereabouts of a missing Tennessee toddler who disappeared more than six days ago. A county sheriff would not provide details, saying only that evidence indicates Noah Chamberlin is still in the woods by his grandma's house.
Officials have been more vocal in countering what they say are rumors that Noah's family had something to do with his disappearance. One sheriff told reporters "Don't start rumors ... We need help, not hindrance."
See tweets about the missing boy:
Missing toddler in Tennessee Noah Chamberlin
Police make major discovery in search for missing toddler
Endangered Missing Child Alert out of Chester County! 2-yr old Noah Chamberlin missing from Pinson. 1-800-TBI-FIND. https://t.co/1CYC3Dx9BT
TBI assisting Chester Co Sheriff's Dept in search for Noah, missing since Jan 14. Thanks to all LE volunteering! https://t.co/dYXBS6EOyw
Dozens of law enforcement volunteers answered the call to help search for 2-yr old Noah Chamberlin in Chester Co. https://t.co/zdTnsNyzEu
Volunteers already in line to roll out at 6 in search for #NoahChamberlin. Met helpers from MS and AL. Awesome. https://t.co/l8eropiUzU
Altho volunteers asked not to help #NoahChamberlin search today, these 3 drove from Corinth, MS to help if needed. https://t.co/Q3OksWBKeI
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Volunteers have come from across the country to help with the search. However, law enforcement officials have put their search efforts on hold in the face of severe weather threats.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has also joined in the search for Noah. He was reported missing after walking in the woods with his grandmother and 4-year-old sister.