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TBI: Missing 3-year-old from East Tennessee found safe

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Erik Monty, the 3-year-old missing from East Tennessee, has been found, the TBI announced Thursday.

The agency issued an Endangered Child Alert after a 24-year-old who was dating Erik’s mother became involved in a domestic incident Wednesday evening at a home in Oakdale.

After the incident he left with Erik and his mother.

It was believed the mother was suffering a medical emergency and the little boy was in serious danger.

The boyfriend was also believed to be intoxicated, possibly injured, and driving to a hospital, the TBI said.

It’s unclear where they were found.