Vigil held for missing Rogersville teen

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- Friends and family gathered at Rogersville City Park on Saturday to pray for the return of 9-year-old Carlie Trent.

TBI agents say Gary Simpson picked up Carlie from school on Wednesday under false pretenses and then took off. Rogersville Police say Simpson told school administrators Carlie’s dad was in a bad accident.

Carlie’s parents didn’t realize she was missing until she didn’t come home from school. Simpson is Carlie’s uncle.

New video released shows Simpson and Trent in a grocery store shortly after she was removed from school.

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