Search underway after 2 Clayton elementary students go missing
CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) – Two elementary school students were reported missing after wandering off during recess, according to Clayton Police.
Police said an 8-year-old and a 9-year-old did not return after recess at Powhatan Elementary.
The boys were missing from the school around 1:45 p.m. to 2 p.m., but police were not notified until 3 p.m., according to Clayton Police Chief Blair Myhand.
Police are on-scene and searching the back of the school and wooded area behind the school.
Parents of the children were notified.
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