UPDATE [4:20 p.m.]: Both people were taken into custody in Henry County, authorities said.
ORIGINAL STORY: Authorities have issued Georgia’s version of an Amber Alert after a 16-year-old Middle Georgia girl told her parents that she and her boyfriend were going to Arkansas.
Alyssa Riley Cole and Steven Tanner Meyer, 19, both of Forsyth, were last seen in Monroe County about 2 p.m. Friday, the sheriff’s office said. Deputies were notified about 8:45 p.m.
“Upon further investigation, it was realized that a 9mm Beretta pistol was missing from the interior of Cole’s residence,” Lt. Lawson Bittick III said.
Meyer is known to have an AR-15-style rifle, according to Bittick.
Amber🚨Alert for missing teen from Monroe County. 16 year old taken by 19 year old who is heavily armed. Bolo for dark colored GMC Yukon pic.twitter.com/3uVYnZSOBk— Steve Gehlbach (@SteveGWSB) April 14, 2018
Authorities are looking for a dark gray 2003 GMC Yukon with a Georgia tag of ALW3567. The vehicle does not have a hood over the engine compartment.
Anyone with knowledge of the teens’ whereabouts is asked to call deputies at 478-994-7010.
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