KNOXVILLE – The U.S. Marshals are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the safe return of 9-year-old Carlie Trent, and the arrest of her alleged abductor, Gary Simpson.
Simpson, 57, was last seen driving a white 2002 Dodge Conversion Van with Tennessee license plates 173GPS. The van has a dark stripe down the middle with light gold running boards and paint chipping off the hood.
Simpson is a 5-foot-10 white male weighing approximately 157 pounds. He is balding with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown cap, a dark colored shirt and jeans.
The endangered child, Carlie Trent, is a 4-foot-8 white female weighing approximately 75 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Simpson allegedly abducted Carlie Wednesday from her school in Rogersville, Tennessee. He is charged with abduction.