UPDATE: Sheila is believed to be accompanied by a 39 year-old, white male with brown hair and hazel eyes, approximately 6'0 tall and weighing approximately 200lbs. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a Middle and East Tennessee AMBER alert on behalf of the Cookeville Police Department for 12 year old Steven Merriman.
Steven was last seen with his noncustodial mother Sheila D Randolph. Shelia took the child from school in Cookeville TN at approximately 3:14 PM. A warrant has been issued for custodial interference for Shelia (W006065183). Steven was last seen wearing plaid shorts and a grey T-shirt. Shelia and Steven are traveling in a 1995 Chevy Blazer with TN tag N71-32B with direction of travel unknown. Shelia has ties to Walling, Spencer and Rock Island locations in Tennessee.
If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Steven Merriman please contact Cookeville Police Department at 931-526-2126 or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND