TBI: Missing Rogersville girl in 'imminent danger'

TBI: Missing Rogersville girl in 'imminent danger'

May 10th, 2016 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local Regional News

Carlie Marie Trent is seen in an undated photo provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation via the Rogersville Police Department. Nine-year-old Carlie Marie Trent of Rogersville was reported missing on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, after a non-custodial uncle, Gary Simpson, signed her out of school under false pretenses.

Carlie Marie Trent is seen in an undated...

Photo by Associated Press /Times Free Press.

Gary Simpson

Gary Simpson

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

2002 White Dodge conversion van.

2002 White Dodge conversion van.

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The Hawkins County man who abducted and disappeared with his 9-year-old niece last week purchased items such as girl's underwear, nail polish and lipstick before he picked her up from school, authorities said Tuesday.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine shared the details at a news conference as authorities entered the sixth day of searching for Carlie Marie Trent, who was signed out of school in Rogersville, Tenn., on Wednesday by her non-custodial uncle, 57-year-old Gary Simpson.

Authorities previously shared security camera footage of Simpson taken at a Rogersville area Walmart shortly before he picked up Carlie from her school, claiming her father had been in an accident.

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