UPDATE: Authorities find missing kids from Sumter County

UPDATE, 7:55 p.m.:

Two children who were reported missing and in an extreme danger earlier this evening were found in Houston County. 
 
That's according to a dispatcher with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.
 
The Levi's Call for 9-year-old Emanuel Thornton and 8-year-old Faith Thornton was canceled  shortly before 8 p.m. 
 
The children were allegedly abducted by 36-year-old Lakeisha Lundy Tyson.
 
No word on Tyson's relationship to the children.

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An Amber Alert was issued at 6:24 p.m. Tuesday.

Faith Thornton, 8, and Emanuel Thornton, 9, were last seen today at the Sumter County Recreation Department and are believed to be in extreme danger.

Faith is 4-feet-3, weighs 75 pounds, and was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a lime green t-shirt and multi-colored socks.

Emanuel is 4-feet-3, weighs 85 pounds, and was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a lime green t-shirt and multi-colored socks.

The suspect, Lakeisha Lundy, is a 36-year-old woman that is 5-feet-5 and weighs 180 pounds. She was last seen wearing a white top, blue jeans, and a gold and silver necklace. Her hair is in a bun.

She was seen driving north on Highway 19 in a maroon 2000 Lincoln LS with Georgia tag #RCA9127

If you have information, call the Sumter County Sheriff's Office at 229-924-4094

 


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