Udpate 6:20 pm. KCSO reports that the boy was found safe by a neighbor on a neighboring street.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing 8-year-old boy.
Christopher Brake Thornton was last seen getting off the school bus on Rifle Range Road in Halls. He is a white male with dark brown hair, is 4 feet tall, and weighs 70 pounds. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt, denim shorts, and black tennis shoes and was wearing a blue backpack.
Right now, KCSO's has the tracking team and helicopter searching for the boy.
Foul play is not suspected in the boy's disappearance. Anyone who sees him is asked to call 911.