UPDATE: Jaydin has been found, and he's safe.
Columbia Police Department and partner agencies are searching for a missing 11-year-old child with autism. On Feb. 16, Jaydin Lee Phillips ran from his parents' vehicle on the parking lot of Dollar General entering the woods behind the business, and has yet to be located. Jaydin was last seen wearing a brown Carhart jacket with a blue t-shirt underneath, blue jeans and brown cowboy boots. Jaydin is approximately four feet tall and weighs approximately 85 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Any person with additional information that may assist in this investigation is encouraged to contact Columbia Police Department Dispatch (24 hours) at 931-388-2727, Maury County Crime stoppers at 931-381-4900, or Columbia Police SAFE Tip Email to SafeTips@ColumbiaTN.Com.