No charges have been placed in connection with the amber alert and Evelyn is still missing.
Investigators said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen in December 2019, possibly on Dec. 26, but that she wasn't reported missing until February 18. The sheriff said that some of the information they have received has been "conflicting" and "inaccurate".
But her mother didn't report her missing until February 18th. What they're doing with her at this point in time'.
Meanwhile, Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy said he believes Evelyn is alive and everything possible is being done to bring her home. But Cassidy said he believed Evelyn hadn't been seen since December 10 or 11, when a babysitter last reported seeing the child.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said during the day they believed the occupants of the auto would have information about the toddler's whereabouts.
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office began investigating the disappearance of Evelyn Mae Boswell on Tuesday, after the Department of Children's Services reported the child as missing.
He told the news station that investigators are trying to understand why there was a "lapse in time in the child being reported missing".
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Officials said the child's parents, Megan "Maggie" Boswell and Ethan Perry, have both been involved with the investigation.
"I'm now working with authorities trying to find Evelyn", Perry said.
Evelyn has blonde hair and blue eyes.
She was last seen back in December, but authorities only became aware of her disappearance this week.
Anyone with information on where the little girl could be was asked to call the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office at 423-279-7330 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation initially said the child hadn't been seen since December 26.
According to her AMBER Alert, Evelyn is 2 feet tall and weighs 28 lbs.