COLUMBIA, Tenn. -- (WZTV) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released new photos in the AMBER Alert of Elizabeth Thomas.
Thomas, 15, is believed to be with her former teacher, 50-year-old Tad Cummins. Cummins is wanted for aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor. He is now on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List.
TBI says they have issued a statewide AMBER Alert in Tennessee and another in the state of Alabama on Tuesday night. Tad Cummins, 50, is believed to be armed with two handguns. He is believed to be driving a silver Nissan Rogue with Tennessee tag 976-ZPT. A warrant has been issued for his arrest for Sexual Contact with a Minor.
The photos released on Monday show Cummins the week prior to kidnapping Thomas.
TBI's concerns for Thomas' well-being is growing. Agents have said they have"no idea" where Thomas and Cummins are and have received no credible sightings, although they have received 250 tips from 24 different states.
The FBI and National Center for Missing & Exploited Children are involved in the case.
Anyone who sees Cummins or Thomas should call 911 immediately. Anyone with information on their whereabouts should call (800) TBI-FIND.