ENDANGERED child alert issued for 3 siblings taken by non-custodial parents who possibly fled state, cops say

Authorities in Tennessee are asking for the public’s help in locating three children who they believe were taken by their non-custodial parents.

The Nashville Tennesseean reported that Amanda Essex and Michale Darrel Christian are wanted for custodial interference following the disappearances of their children, Analia Essex, 6, Abigail Christian, 2, and Michale Christian, 1. The family was reportedly last seen Tuesday in Van Buren County.

The Maury County Sheriff’s Office issued an endangered child alert for the three children. Police believe the family is en route to Minnesota and is traveling in a white SUV, according to KVLY.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation described Essex as being 4 feet tall, weighing 50 pounds, and having brown hair and brown eyes. Abigail is 3 feet tall, weighing  35 pounds, and having blonde hair and blue eyes. Michale was said to weigh 25 pounds and have brown hair and blue eyes.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding the family’s whereabouts should call the Maury County Sheriff’s Office at 931-388-5151 or the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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[Featured image: Abigail Christian, Michale Christian, and Analia Essex/Tennessee Bureau of Investigation]