Blount County Amber Alert Today : Girl found, Man in Custody
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a 16-year-old Georgia girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert.
Alexis Byrn, who had been missing since June 12 from Blount County, Tennessee, was found with Nathaniel Covington in Clarksville, Indiana, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
The Blount County Sheriff’s Office had issued a kidnapping warrant for Covington, and he was arrested, according to the TBI.
An hour after posting images of Bryn and Covington on social media, authorities announced that they had located them.
According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Blount County girl who was the focus of an Amber Alert has been located.
The Blount County Sheriff’s Office issued an Amber Alert around 12:20 a.m. on Thursday for Alexis Byrn, a 14-year-old girl.
MORE: Alexis Byrn is 5’3″, 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. At this time, we do not have a vehicle description to share.
— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) June 16, 2022
Clarksville, Indiana, is where Byrn was found. According to the TBI, Nathaniel Covington, a Blount County man wanted for kidnapping, was with her.