Endangered child alert canceled for East Ridge 7-month-old

Endangered child alert canceled for East Ridge 7-month-old

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Jeffery Cocke (source: East Ridge Police Department) Jeffery Cocke (source: East Ridge Police Department)
Franklin is described as a white male, 5'7" and he weighs 180 pounds.  He has brown eyes and graying red hair. (source: East Ridge Police Department) Franklin is described as a white male, 5'7" and he weighs 180 pounds. He has brown eyes and graying red hair. (source: East Ridge Police Department)
Police say Franklin is driving a stolen red 2011 Toyota Corolla with Tennessee registration 430YBQ. (source: East Ridge Police Department) Police say Franklin is driving a stolen red 2011 Toyota Corolla with Tennessee registration 430YBQ. (source: East Ridge Police Department)

EAST RIDGE (WATE) - An endangered child alert has been canceled for a 7-month-old in East Tennessee.

Officials with the Dalton, Ga. Police Department and the East Ridge Police Department have located Jeffrey Cocke.

His non-custodial father, Joseph Franklin Jr. was arrested.

Police said Franklin came to the residence where Jeffery was staying around 12:30 a.m. Monday. Officials said Franklin left with the child while the mother went to pick up medicine for Jeffery, who is sick.

No other details have been released.

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