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Amber Alert Suspect Margel Tenney in Court
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on March 13, 2013 @ 7:47PM
Created on March 13, 2013 @ 6:44PM
 
The Amber Alert issued for a 16-year-old girl and her 7-month-old daughter was lifted around 10:00 Wednesday morning after Troopers spotted the tan Ford Taurus driven by Margel Tenney on I-79 in Lewis County.
 
Tenney was taken into custody and the two girls  he supposedly abducted, 16-year-old Shaina Tenney and her 7-month-old daughter, Grace Tenney, were found safe.  
 
Tenney has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian.  State police said the charges do not involve the two girls that Tenney is accused of abducting.  He is also facing additional charges out of Upshur County.
 
This all started Tuesday afternoon after Margel Tenney was interviewed at the State Police Detachment in Buckhannon as a part of a sexual abuse investigation. He left the detachment and got the two girls.  From there, he went to Webster County and picked up James Tenney.
 
Sometime after that the red truck he was originally driving was found at a service station in Belington. Troopers turned their attention to looking for a tan Ford Taurus. 
 
State Police told 5 News that troopers were out in full force patrolling the roads trying to find this car.  There have also been reports that Margel Tenney was spotted in Ohio and Braxton County, in addition to reports that he may have been headed to Texas.  State Police have told us that those claims are unconfirmed at this point.
 
After Tenney was arraigned, 5 News asked him where he was headed with the girls. He told us he went to Fairmont and didn't know there was an Amber Alert out for the two girls.
 
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