• Amber alert issued for missing Tennessee teen

    ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities have issued an Amber alert for a 17-year-old girl reported missing from Rockwood, Tennessee.

    Rockwood police told news outlets Friday morning that she was believed to be with a man and a van they were traveling in was found abandoned in Chattanooga.

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says Haley Brandenburg was last seen wearing tan Adidas pants with a pink stripe and a green Subway shirt. The alert describes Brandenburg as white, 5-foot-5 and 120 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. She wears glasses and has braces and does not have medication for a medical condition.

    The bureau says 31-year-old Robert Garren is a suspect in her disappearance and faces a criminal charge. He is described as white, 5-foot-8 and 284 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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