The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an AMBER Alert for Barbara Sanders they say was abducted earlier Monday in Memphis.
Barbara Sanders is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 150 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.
The suspect, 38-year-old Lafayette “Lucky” Miller, is 5 feet 9 inches tall and 205 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. The Memphis Police Department wanted him for kidnapping.
She is 17 years old.
Barbara Sanders Abducted
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a Memphis teen, and an adult male who police say abducted 17-year-old Barbara Sanders.
According to Memphis police, Sanders and another 17-year-old left a residence in the 600 block of Chelsea Avenue with 39-year-old Lafayette “Lucky” Miller. The three went to a nearby business where Miller forced himself on Sanders.
The other teen could escape that location and called the police early Monday morning.
Memphis police ask anyone who may have seen Sanders to contact them immediately at 901-545-2677. You can also alert TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND
Sanders is described as 5’6″ and 150 pounds. Her hair is styled in a black ponytail with gold tips. She also has a double nose piercing and a tattoo on her right wrist of a rose with the name “Gwen.”
She was last seen wearing a pink hooded sweatshirt, black tights, and pink, white, and black Nike sneakers.
Miller is 5’9″, with black hair, a beard, brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt and grey jogging pants. Police believe he is armed with a small handgun.
Police say the teen was last seen with Miller, who may have “forced himself on her,” at about 11 p.m. Sunday, WREG reported.
If you have seen Barbara Sanders or Lafayette “Lucky” Miller or have information about their whereabouts, contact MPD at 901-528-CASH or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.