TBI: AMBER Alert canceled for two missing Erwin children, father under arrest
Two children are safe and a father in Erwin is in custody after an AMBER Alert was issued by the TBI on Wednesday.
State authorities sent out an alert just before 9:00 p.m last night for missing Koraleigh Simon, 5, and Kayson Jones, 6, who were found safe shortly after the alert was issued. Erwin Police were searching for their father Jason Simon, who was wanted on kidnapping charges, but he is now in jail according to online records.
#TNAMBERAlert: We need your help to find 5-year-old Koraleigh Simon and 6-year-old Kayson Jones, who are missing from Erwin.
Both children may be with Jason Simon. He is wanted by the Erwin Police Department on kidnapping charges.
Spot them? Call 1-800-TBI-FIND. pic.twitter.com/jdd2UawGne
— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) October 15, 2020
We are working to find out more details and will update this story once that information becomes available.
Photo Courtesy: TBI