UPDATE: AMBER Alert cancelled, Va. boy found safe

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RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – An AMBER Alert issued Thursday evening was cancelled when 11-year-old Lucas Guinn was “safely recovered” during a Southwest Virginia traffic stop Friday morning.

“Jimmy Guinn, 67, was taken into custody without incident,” the Russell County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. “The Sheriff extends his sincere appreciation to the public for their vigilance during the AMBER Alert activation and the many tips and leads called in to assist with the search.”

RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. (WTVR)–The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have issued an Amber Alert for a child abduction.

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Lucas Ezra Silas Guinn, white, male, age 11 years old, height 4 feet 08 inches, weight 84 lbs, with brown eyes and brown hair, wearing red and black shirt with blue jeans pants.

The child is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen at Lebanon Middle School, in Russell County.

The child is likely abducted by Jimmy Donald Guinn, white, male, age 67 years old, height 5 feet 11 inches, weight 235 lbs, with blue eyes and brown/partially gray hair.

They may be traveling in a 2004 purple freight-liner tractor, VA license 78471PY.

VSP sent an update saying that the truck company name is “Snow Bird Trucking.”

The destination is unknown but possibly northbound towards West Virginia or Ohio.

Please contact the Russell County Sheriff’s Office at (276)889-8033 or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453 (1-800-vachild).

Might have possibly abandoned the freightliner truck and could be in a large style burgundy pickup diesel truck.


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