FBI joins in multi-state search for missing Tennessee teen

Savannah Leigh Pruitt was last seen at her home in Madisonville (southeast of Knoxville) on January 13th. She is 5'3" tall, weighs about 110 pounds, and has blond hair and blue eyes. (Images: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

UPDATE (Thursday, Jan. 31):

Monroe County Sheriff Tommy Jones says Savannah Pruitt has been found safe in Wisconsin Thursday night, and her adoptive father Randall Pruitt has been charged with rape.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

A multi-state search is underway for a 14-year-old girl missing from Tennessee.

The FBI has joined the TBI and Monroe County Sheriff's Office in the expanding search for Savannah Leigh Pruitt.

She was last seen at her home in Madisonville (southeast of Knoxville) on January 13th.

Savannah is 5'3" tall, weighs about 110 pounds, and has blond hair and blue eyes.

According to ABC News, Pruitt's family says they woke up the next morning and she was gone, her bedroom window open and some of her clothes and bed sheets missing.

Authorities believe Savannah may have traveled 140 miles from her home.

Her cell phone pinged in Corbin, Kentucky the morning she disappeared - but there's been no activity since.

"There has been no presence on social media, either through Facebook or any of the other outlets that we've investigated," says Detective Jason Fillyaw with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

The family moved to Madisonville from Lawrenceville, Georgia in late December.

Police say so far, there's no evidence she's in direct danger.

If you have seen Savannah Pruitt, please call the Monroe County Sheriff's Office at 423-442-3911 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.


This is a developing story - Depend on us to update you as we learn more.

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