Jul 29, 2014

Amber Alert Update: Missing Suwanee Youths Spotted in Tennessee

Surveillance photos placed the Cleary brothers in Chattanooga. Their father may have planned the abduction.

Amber Alert Update: Missing Suwanee Youths Spotted in Tennessee

The two Suwanee brothers who are the subjects of a nationwide Amber Alert have been seen on surveillance photos in Chattanooga, Tenn. Also, media reports indicate that their father may have planned the abduction.

WSB-TV has reported that police have released surveillance photos of Roswell resident Daniel Cleary and his sons (Ben, 9, and Henry, 7) taken at a Walmart in Chattanooga, Tenn. Also, the boys' mother, who lives in Suwanee, told WSB, "(Daniel Cleary) also just got out of rehab, so normal logic doesn't apply."

Reports say that Daniel Cleary just purchased a gun and obtained a new 2002 Jeep Cherokee (temporary tag: 1074262). Also, he cleared his home of some large electronics and TVs, and police said that indicates he was planning to do this.

"He definitely doesn't look like he's coming back, and he's doing some things overtly to say he's gone," Lt. James McGee with the Roswell Police Department said.

McGee also said his agency is in close contact with Tennessee authorities, as evidence suggests Cleary and his sons could be in or near the Nashville area.

"Communication is key," he said. "We just want the kids back and we want them safe."

The boys were supposed to be returned to their Suwanee home on December 23.

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See also:

  • Amber Alert Issued for Missing Suwanee Youths

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