**FOUND SAFE**: Silver Alert issued for missing autistic boy who needs medication; said to be ‘in extreme danger’


Authorities called off a Silver Alert for a mom and her young son who were found safe Friday afternoon. No other details have been provided at this time.

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Indiana State Police issued a Silver Alert on Friday morning for a autistic, non-verbal little boy who disappeared on Wednesday.

Tribune Star reports that 6-year-old Bryier Fauquher was last seen at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening in Clinton, a city around 95 miles west of Indianapolis. Vermillion County Sheriff Mike Phelps said authorities were called a day later, at around 9 p.m. Thursday, regarding a missing woman and her son. The mother, Amy Jo Jones, 32, does not have a vehicle and none of her friends have seen her.

Amy Jo Jones and Bryier Clark Fauquher [Handout via Tribune Star]
Family members said Amy Jo walks her son to the school bus stop every morning at around 7 a.m. On Thursday morning, however, the boy didn’t make it to school and Amy Jo never returned home. Authorities found Bryier’s backpack still inside the home.

According to the alert, Bryier is “is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.”

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Silver Alerts are issued when a missing person is considered to be in extreme danger and can include those who have known medical conditions that necessitate treatment. Unlike the AMBER Alert, there is no evidence provided for possible abduction involved for missing children issued a Silver Alert.

Bryier is described as a white male with blonde hair and blue eyes. He stands  3 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs around 67 pounds. Details surrounding his disappearance are pending.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Vermillion County Sheriff’s Department at (765) 492-3838 or dial 911.

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[Feature Photo: Bryier Fauquher/Indiana State Police]