Tenn. authorities searching for 3 missing children

Non-custodial parents believed to be with them

By Stephen Anthony Sobek
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

(CNN) - Authorities in Tennessee have issued an endangered child alert for three missing children.

Analia Essex, Abigail Christian and Michale Christian are believed to be with their non-custodial parents, Amanda Essex and Michale Darrel Christian, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

Analia Essex is 6 years old and has brown hair and brown eyes. She’s 4 feet tall and weighs 50 pounds.

Abigail Nicole Christian is 2 years old and has blonde hair and blue eyes. She’s 3 feet tall and weighs 35 pounds.

Michale Darrel Christian is 1 year old and has brown hair and blue eyes. He weighs 25 pounds.

Their parents are wanted for custodial interference, authorities said. The parents and the children were last seen in Van Buren County in Tennessee on July 9. They may be traveling to Minnesota in a white SUV.

If you have any information, please call (800) TBI-FIND or (931) 388-5151.

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