An Amber Alert has been issued for Carlie Trent, left, who was abducted in Tennessee by her uncle Gary Simpson, right.  Trent was found safe May 12, 2016. (Credit: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

9-year-old girl kidnapped by uncle found safe

Trent, 9, was reported missing a week ago when her uncle by marriage, Gary Simpson, picked her up from school last Wednesday without permission. 

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Sources report she was found off of a highway in Eidson, Tennessee. Simpson has been taken into custody. 

An Amber Alert had been issued for Trent, leading to a nationwide search for the girl, who authorities believed could be in danger.