Breaking News: Amber Alert issued for Smith County Boy

The Smith County Sheriff's Department has issued an Amber Alert for 8 year old Darian Jackson. He was taken from his home on County Road 45 at around 7 o clock this morning. He is described as 4 feet tall, 120 pounds, wearing green boxer shorts, and he has a birthmark on the right side of his abdomen. He was last seen in a gray Cadillac 4-door with a damaged hood. The driver of the car has been identified as Eric Mauldin. Mauldin is a black man in his late thirties or early forties. He is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds.

If you see Darian Jackson or Eric Mauldin, please contact the Smith County Sheriff's Department.

We will have more on this developing story on KLTV News Midday.