UPDATE: The TBI says that Robin Roberts has been safely located in Northern Ohio and her father,  William Roberts, has been taken into custody.

PREVIOUS STORY: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in finding an Ohio teen who may be in east Tennessee.

An East Tennessee Endangered Child Alert has been issued by the TBI 15-year old Robin Roberts.    

Roberts was taken by her noncustodial father, William Roberts from Portage County, Ohio, according to the TBI. 

She is described as a white female, 5’7”, 110 pounds with brown eyes and light brown/blonde hair. 

Her non-custodial father, William Roberts is a 40-year old white male, 5’11” tall, 220 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. 

Roberts is a registered sex offender in Ohio with an offense against a six-year-old female, he is also a known drug user. 

They are believed to be traveling in a black Ford Ranger with Ohio license PJL4802. 

Roberts has family in the area of East Tennessee, and formerly lived in Greeneville, Tennessee. 

If you know the whereabouts of Robin or William Roberts, call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.