12-year-old East Tennessee girl found safe after endangered child alert


UPDATE: Rebecca Allen has been located safely, The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed just before 9 a.m. Thursday.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an Endangered Child Alert early Thursday morning for a 12-year-old girl reported missing from East Tennessee.

The TBI reported Rebecca Lynn Allen was last seen at her home in Rockwood, Tennessee Wednesday around 8:30 a.m.

Rebecca is 5 feet 4 inches tall, 150 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a T-shirt, ripped blue jeans, flip flops and black Adidas hat.

Anyone with information is urged to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or Rockwood police at 865-354-8045.

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