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UPDATED: Amber Alert canceled, victims recovered, suspect apprehended

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From Left: 16-year-old Shaina Tenney, 7-month-old Grace Tenney and suspected abductor Margel Tenney. From Left: 16-year-old Shaina Tenney, 7-month-old Grace Tenney and suspected abductor Margel Tenney.

ROCKAVE, West Virginia - An Amber Alert issued has been canceled from Rockave, West Virginia for two children who were allegedly abducted.

Officials identified the two children missing as 16-year-old Shaina Tenny and her daughter, 7-month-old Grace Hope Tenney.

The children were last seen at HC 32 Nox 59 Rockave Upshur. They were reported missing shortly after midnight.  The victims were said to have been recovered safe and unharmed, according to a release.

Their suspected abductor, Margel Tenney, is the stepfather of Shaina and is being investigated for sexual abuse. He was seen with the children driving a red 2003 Ford Taurus 4D. The West Virginia license plate on the vehicle reads: 2LW179f. He was apprehended by authorities.

Officials ask anyone with information to call 1-877-AMBER OH ( 1-877-262-3764) or dial 911.


Details of the children (according to a release):

Grace Hope Tenny:

  • Age: 7 months

  • 2 feet 4 inches, weighing 19 pounds

  • Black hair and blue eyes


Shaina Nicole Tenney:

  • 5 feet 2 inches, weighing 225 pounds

  • Black hair and Hazel eyes

  • Wearing black stretch pants, grey shirt, white tennis shoes, black or grey hoodie


 

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