UPDATE: Endangered/Missing Child Alert issued for teen is canceled

Zachery Dennis

Law enforcement says a teenager who was the subject of an Endangered/Missing Child Alert in Mississippi was found safe in Tennessee.

Posted: Mar 9, 2019 3:41 AM
Updated: Mar 11, 2019 9:03 AM

03/09/19 6:59 a.m.

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has canceled the Endangered/Missing Child Alert for a teenager who disappeared Friday from Tishomingo County.

According to Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty, Zachery was found safe around 1 a.m. in Franklin County, Tennessee.

Child Protective Services is working to get him back to Mississippi.

At this time, it is believed that Robert W. Dennis, who was mentioned in the alert, is the teen's father.

There's no word on any charges he may face.

Original story below

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for a teenager who disappeared Friday from Tishomingo County.

He's Zachery Dennis, 16, of Huntsville, Alabama. 

The missing teen stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds.  He has blue eyes and reddish-brown hair.

Zachery is believed to be with Robert W. Dennis, 47. The man is described as a white male who stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.  Robert Dennis has hazel eyes, brown hair and a possible goatee.

It's not known what the two are wearing.

The state says Zachery disappeared around 3:30 p.m. Friday from 195 Red Bay Road in Golden.

They may be in a 2001 silver Ford Crown Victoria. Law enforcement does not have a description of the license plate or any indication which way the car was going.

You are asked to call the Tishomingo County Sheriff's Department at 662-279-4883 if you know where Zachery Dennis, Robert Dennis or the vehicle may be.

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