COLUMBIA, TN (WSMV) - UPDATE: The endangered child alert issued on July 9th for three missing children out of Maury County has been canceled.

TBI officials say Analia Essex, Abigail Christian, and Michale Christian were found in Cass County, Minnesota, with their non-custodial parents Amanda Essex and Michale Christian. The parents are currently in custody. 

Endangered child alert - 7/9/19

Michale Darrel Christian and Amanda Essex are wanted for custodial interference. They are the non-custodial parents for three children last seen on July 9.

ORIGINAL STORY - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an endangered child alert for three children missing from Maury County.

The TBI said Analia Essex, Abigail Christian and Michale Christian are believed to be with their non-custodial parents, Amanda Essex and Michale Darrel Christian.

Analia is 6 years old and has brown hair and brown eyes. She’s 4’ tall and weighs 50 pounds.

Abigail is 2 years old and has blonde hair and blue eyes. She’s 3’ tall and weighs 35 pounds.

Michale is 1 year old and has brown hair and blue eyes. He weighs 25 pounds.

Essex and Christian are wanted for custodial interference. The children and their parents were last seen in Van Buren County on July 9. They may be traveling to Minnesota in a white SUV.

If you have information about there whereabouts, call 1-800-TBI-FIND. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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