Tuesday AMBER alert for 2 Tyler area children discontinued

Texas

NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect the alert has been discontinued.

RUSK, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — An AMBER alert issued Tuesday morning for a 10-year-old and an 11-year-old who were last seen in the Rusk area, about an hour south of Tyler, has been discontinued as of Tuesday afternoon.

According to previous reports, the two children were last seen in the in Rusk area at 1:15 p.m. Monday afternoon. Officials with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were searching for the suspect, 32-year-old Jesse Ray Schmidt, described as a white male, 5’10, with brown hair and hazel eyes who is believed to be driving a black 2012 Honda Civic with a Texas license plate BNX6155.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office at 903-683-2271.

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