According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Grace Galliher, 17, is believed to have left her residence on Tuesday with Richard Tester.
The SCSO said there is reason to believe Galliher could be in danger.
On Tuesday afternoon, Tester and Galliher checked into a hotel in Marion, Va., but have left the area, according to the SCSO.
A BOLO has been issued for a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer in which the pair might be traveling. The license plate number is Tennessee B7101V.
Tester is 5 feet 9 inches tall, approximately 166 pounds and wears glasses. Grace is 5 feet 9 inches tall with dark black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the SCSO at (423) 279-7500 immediately.