UPDATE: The maroon Ford in which authorities think a convicted sex offender was riding with a Hawkins County girl has been located, the TBI announced late Thursday. The two people, however, remain missing. Authorities also didn't say where the vehicle had been located.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson.Wilson is described as:
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5' 5"
Gender: Female Eye Color: Hazel
Weight: 150 Lbs
Last Seen Wearing: a sleeveless Flowery top with dark colored shorts
Wilson was last seen in the company of Benjamin "Ben" Shook, a sex offender, as was last seen at a WalMart in Marion, NC.
Shook, 41, is described as:
Height: 6' 3"
Multiple tattoos on body
Last seen wearing a blue shirt with the letters ‘Ford' written on it, dark shorts and a camouflage baseball hat
They may be traveling in a 2004 maroon Ford Explorer SportTrac, with Tennessee tags D6020D.
If you see them, please call If you spot them, call 1-800-TBI-FIND or 911.