TBI: 2 missing Sullivan County children found safe


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – The TBI announced Wednesday morning that the two children at the center of an endangered child alert have been found safe.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation had issued an endangered child alert for a pair of children in Sullivan County missing from Blountville.

According to a tweet from the TBI, 6-year-old Nicole Penn and 7-month-old Wyatt Cook had last been seen on Nov. 9 in the area of Jackson Hollow Road in Kingsport.

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office says no charges have been filed as there was no crime committed.

“It was a matter of locating the children to check their welfare as we had received information that they could potentially be in danger,” spokesperson Capt. Andy Seabolt said.

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