Missing children in Perry County

Jeremiah Wayne Larkins, 1, and Joanna Lee Alexander, 6.

PERRY COUNTY, TN. (WSMV) - Perry County Sheriff Department confirms both 1-year-old Jeremiah Larkins and 6-year-old Joanna Alexander have been found and are fine. 

Department officials say both children were found at a Waffle House in Dickson, TN.  No other details were provided. 

Officials reported them taken by their great-grandmother Thursday morning.

Larkins and Alexander were supposed to have been returned to Department of Children Services by 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Their great-grandmother, Jennifer Stransberry Taylor, never showed up with the children and has not been reachable ever since.

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