Faith Threet has been found safe in Adairville, Ky., according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
Kevin Pitt, with whom Threet was said to be, is in custody.
Investigators are working with the district attorney's office on charges to be made against Pitt.
A family member of Threet's said two hunters happened to find Pitt's vehicle in a wooded area of Adairville Saturday morning. Recognizing the vehicle as Pitt's, along with its license plate, the hunters called police.
A K9-assisted search led to the discovery of Pitt and Threet, who were on foot having abandoned the vehicle.
Threet is expected to be back home later today.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for a 17-year-old girl missing out of Robertson County.
Family members said Faith Noel Threet was last seen at 3 p.m. Thursday at their home off Cowan Road in Springfield. She was feeding their horses when she disappeared from the yard. A home security camera captured an image of her wearing dark blue jeans, black mud boots and a black hooded sweatshirt. Investigators said Threet has a known medical condition.
Her sister Danielle began sharing photos and updates on the case on TikTok to spread the word.
"Please help me find my sister, and bring her home," said Danielle Threet in a video posted on TikTok. "We are worried she could be in physical danger at this point. We are very scared for her safety. We are a desperate family, who just want her home."
Faith was last seen in Springfield, wearing dark blue jeans, black mud boots, and a black hooded sweatshirt. She has a known medical condition.— Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (@TBInvestigation) November 12, 2021
If you’ve seen Faith, or know where she is, please call Robertson Co SO at 615-382-6600, or TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND. pic.twitter.com/EqEle3poMn
The Robertson County Sheriff's Office said she might be with 44-year-old Kevin Dennis Pitt and traveling in a 2017 gray Dodge Caravan with Tennessee license plate 0Y98N0. However, there was no known direction of travel. Danielle Threet said Pitt is a neighbor.
Threet has brown hair with brown eyes and is 5’02” tall and weighs 130 pounds. Pitt has brown hair with blue eyes, is 5’07” tall and weighs 114 pounds.
If you have any information on where she may be, call the Robertson County Sheriff's Office at 615-382-6600 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.