KEY POINTS

  •  Braelee Rayne Trapp was forcibly taken by 44-year-old Tony Lynn Lanier on Thursday evening
  • The baby was last seen wearing a diaper and has green eyes and brown hair 
  • Lanier is described as a white male with brown eyes and brown hair

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a statewide Amber Alert for a 9-month-old child who was “forcibly” taken from Lawrenceburg.

According to the alert, the infant, identified as Braelee Rayne Trapp, was forcibly taken by 44-year-old Tony Lynn Lanier on Thursday (June 25) evening.

The baby was last seen wearing a diaper and has green eyes and brown hair. Meanwhile, Lanier is described as a white male with brown eyes and brown hair. He is around six feet tall and weighs around 210 pounds.

“Lanier was last seen wearing dark navy pants and a dark gray shirt with "Buckmaster" on it and gray shoes. Lanier is wanted for aggravated kidnapping. Braelee and Lanier were last seen in a black 2005 Chevy Equinox with Arkansas Tag 430Y2K,” the amber alert stated.

Anyone with any information is requested to contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND or the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office at 931-762-0450.

The relationship between the infant and the suspect was not known.

This is a developing story.

Amber alert
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