UPDATE: Missing baby and teen mother found, alert cancelled

Calysta & Jason Tichenor

Calysta & Jason Tichenor

From Virginia State Police: The Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office has safely located the missing juveniles in neighboring Campbell County. The Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a Campbell County residence shortly after 5 p.m., Wednesday, where they located Calysta M.L. Tichenor, 17, and her 7-month-old son, Jason Tichenor. Chance Lobo, 16, was also located at the residence.  Jason Tichenor will be turned over to the custody of the Appomattox County Social Services. Lobo and Calysta Tichenor are now in the custody of the sheriff’s office.  “I especially want to thank the public for the information provided to us during the course of this search,” said Appomattox County Sheriff Barry Letterman. “The safe recovery of this infant and his mother were the direct result of the cooperative and dedicated efforts of multiple law enforcement agencies and the public coming forth with tips.” The investigation into the juveniles’ disappearance remains ongoing at this time.

(Continue reading for the earlier Endangered Missing Child Media Alert)

From Virginia State Police: THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND VIRGINIA MISSING CHILDREN’S CLEARINGHOUSE HAVE ISSUED AN ENDANGERED MISSING CHILD MEDIA ALERT ON BEHALF OF THE APPOMATTOX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ON 7/20/16 AT 1530 HOURS.  THE APPOMATTOX COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR JASON TICHENOR, A WHITE MALE, 6 MONTHS OLD, 25 INCHES, 30 lbs., WITH BLUE EYES AND RED
HAIR.

THE CHILD IS BELIEVED TO BE IN DANGER AND WAS LAST SEEN AT 6385 OLD EVERGREEN ROAD, APPOMATTOX, VIRGINIA.  THE CHILD SHOULD BE IN THE COMPANY OF CALYSTA TICHENOR.  SHE IS DESCRIBED AS A WHITE FEMALE, 19 YEARS OLD, 5 FEET 4 INCHES, 170 lbs., WITH HAZEL EYES AND BLACK HAIR.  THEY SHOULD ALSO BE IN THE COMPANY OF CHANCE LOBO.  HE IS DESCRIBED AS A
WHITE MALE, 16 YEARS OF AGE, 6 FEET 2 INCHES, 180 lbs., WITH BROWN EYES AND BROWN HAIR.

JASON TICHENOR IS SUFFERING FROM A MEDICAL CONDITION AND IS WITHOUT REQUIRED MEDICATION.

PLEASE CONTACT THE APPOMATTOX SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT 434-352-8241 OR THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AT 1-800-822-4453 (1-800-VACHILD).

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