UPDATE: Endangered child alert has been cancelled.

UPDATE: Endangered child alert has been cancelled.

TBI officials say Briana Varela has been safely recovered in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Jackson County, TN (WDEF) – TBI officials issue a statewide endangered child alert for 16-year-old Briana Varela.

She was last seen on Monday morning.

Jackson County Deputies believe she’s in route to Toledo, Ohio.

They say she may pass through Louisville, Kentucky to meet Nathan David Lane, a registered sex offender recently paroled in Toledo.

Lane is wanted for questioning, and has a warrant out for his arrest on a charge of sexual exploitation of a minor-via telecommunications.

If you’ve seen Briana Varela or Lane, call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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