published Friday, February 7th, 2014

UPDATE: Both missing Walker County teens safely found

UPDATE: Family members and the CFSI Facebook page have confirmed to Channel 3 that Savannah Jackson and Michael Tanner VanPelt, the two missing Walker County teens, have been safely found in Mississippi.

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Previous Times Free Press story:

The Walker County Sheriff's Office is asking for information on two 14-year-olds who are believed to traveling in a black, 1996 Chevrolet Blazer.

Michael Tanner Van Pelt and Savannah Elizabeth Jackson were last seen in LaFayette, Ga., on Tuesday between 9 and 10 a.m., according to a news release.

Both are white. Michael is 6 feet tall and 160 pounds wiht brown hair and eyes.

Savahhan is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 110 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

The four-door blazer bears a Georgia tag, BNR 2023, and has "U.S. Mail" sticker son the back window.

Anyone with information is asked to call Walker County 911 non emergency number 706-375-7810 or the Walker County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division 706-638-1913 .

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