LEVI'S CALL: Authorities find missing kids from Sumter County

ATLANTA -- Two children missing out of south Georgia have been found, authorities confirm.

Sumter County Sheriff's Officers canceled the Levi's Call for 9-year-old Emanuel Thornton and 8-year-old Faith Thornton, who were allegedly abducted Tuesday evening by 36-year-old Lakeisha Lundy Tyson.


Emanuel is a 4'3" black male weighing 85 pounds and was last seen wearing blue jean shorts, a lime green t-shirt and multi-colored socks. Faith is a 4'3" black female weighing 75 pounds and was also last seen wearing blue jeans, a lime-green shirt and multi-colored socks.

Tyson is described as a 5'5" black female weighing 180 pounds. She was last seen wearing blue jeans, a white-colored top and a gold and silver necklace.

All three were believed to be traveling north on Hwy 19 from Sumter County, about 150 miles south of Atlanta near Americus. Authorities said the three were driving in a maroon-colored 2000 Lincoln LS with Georgia tag RCA 9127. At this time their destination is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Sumter County Sheriff's Office at 229-924-4094.


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