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Amber Alert issued for missing 9-year-old

Carlie Trent
Carlie Trent
Gary Simpson
Gary Simpson

From Staff Reports

As part of its ongoing search, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for the public’s help to locate an endangered 9-year-old missing child.

Nine-year-old Carlie Trent was allegedly abducted on May 4, 2016 from the Rogersville, Tenn., area. Carlie was believed to have been taken from her school yesterday by her uncle (through marriage) 57-year-old, Gary Simpson under false pretenses. Warrants for Kidnapping have been issued for Gary Simpson. He has no custodial rights to Carlie. Their whereabouts are currently unknown.

Gary Simpson was last seen driving a white 2002 Dodge Conversion van with Tennessee License Plates:173GPS. The van has a dark stripe down the middle with light gold running boards and paint is chipping off of the hood.

Carlie Trent is 4 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 75 pounds. Carlie has blue eyes and blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a black and grey tank top and blue jeans.

Gary Simpson is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 157 pounds. Gary is balding and has brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a brown cap, a dark colored shirt and jeans.

The public is urged to call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678), the Rogersville Police Department at 272-7555 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND if you have seen Carlie Trent, Gary Simpson or the listed vehicle they are believed to be traveling in.

Calls may be made anonymously.