CANCELLED: VA Amber Alert Warns NC Of Abducted Son

By Ran Northam Posted August 7, 2014 at 5:51 am

Originally posted 1:46 p.m., August 6, 2014

Officials cancelled the Amber Alert Wednesday when Tommy Lee Able Engle was found in Pikeville, Kentucky, according to WUSA. His father was taken into custody.

Officials from Virginia are warning North Carolina residents of an Amber Alert after a father abducted his three-year-old son and threatened to take both their lives Monday.

Tommy Lee Travis Engle is wanted in connection with the abduction of his son, Tommy Lee Able Engle. The father is a six-foot-three-inch white male, weighing approximately 200 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair.

He is thought to be driving a navy blue 2001 four-door Dodge Neon with Virginia license plate WNZ-9169.

Officials are warning everyone to use caution if they encounter this man because he may have an AK-47 assault rifle. The Amber Alert release states that he made suicidal threats and homicidal threats toward police officers.

Anyone with information should dial 911 immediately. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515.

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