Henry Cleary, 7, and Ben Cleary, 9, of Roswell, were reported missing early Thursday morning, activating an Amber Alert by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
The Roswell Police Department said the boys were last seen at their father’s Roswell home.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that 46-year-old Daniel Cleary was supposed to return the boys to their mother on Wednesday.
Ben Cleary was described as 56 inches tall and 66 pounds, with brown eyes and brown medium-length hair. He was last seen wearing a light blue winter vest.
His brother Henry was wearing the same kind of vest and is 53 inches tall. He weighs 60 pounds and has green eyes and brown hair of medium length, according to the Amber Alert.
Daniel Cleary is believed to be with the boys and traveling in a 2002 silver Jeep Grand Cherokee with the Georgia temporary tag #10742627. He was described as 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, with brown eyes and gray medium-length hair.
Roswell police believe Cleary was seen driving on Interstate 40 west of Nashville, Tenn..
Anyone with information on the boys’ whereabouts was urged to call the Roswell Police Department at 770-640-4160.
In Georgia, a Levi Alert, the state’s version of the national Amber Alert system, was issued in response to the boys’ disappearance.
Georgia’s Levi Alert is named after Levi Frady, an 11-year-old boy from Forsyth County who was abducted and murdered in October 1997. His killer never was found.