Police desperately search for missing Tennessee toddler

Crews Continue Searching for Missing Tennessee Toddler

Search crews continue to canvas areas of Pinson, Tennessee in search of a 2-year-old boy who went missing Thursday.

Noah Chamberlin was last seen while hiking in the woods with his grandmother and older sister. His grandmother said she was distracted for a minute and turned around to discovery he was gone.

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Authorities previously welcomed the help of hundreds of volunteers to search for the boy. For a brief time, officials reported six of those volunteers had also gone missing, though WMC-TV reports they were waiting for help after one of them was injured.

See tweets about the missing boy:

Missing toddler in Tennessee Noah Chamberlin
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Police desperately search for missing Tennessee 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

As of Sunday morning, the Chester County Sheriff's Department said only certified law enforcement officers were allowed to continue the search.

Chester County Sheriff Blair Weaver told WBBJ, "We're 100 percent it's a search and rescue mission. We have total faith we're going to find Noah and bring him home safe."

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