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Tennessee police, FBI searching for 14-year-old girl missing for two weeks

Posted at 5:18 AM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 07:36:21-05

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for at least two weeks.

Savannah Leigh Pruitt was last seen at her Madisonville, Tennessee home on January 13, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

"We are asking for public assistance in finding Savannah Leigh Pruitt," Sheriff Tommy Jones said in a statement.

Authorities say Pruitt may have traveled to the Corbin, Kentucky area.

Pruitt is 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds, police said. Police say there is no known clothing description for Pruitt.

"She was very loving, very bubbly," Pruitt's mom told CNN affiliate WATE . "A ray of sunshine."

Multiple law enforcement agencies are involved in the search, including the FBI and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Police ask anyone with information to call 423-442-3911.