Update: Bentley Smith has been located. The Endangered Child Alert has been canceled.

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An East Tennessee endangered child alert has been issued for a baby from Van Buren County.

Investigators say 1 year old Bentley Smith was taken by force by his mother's ex-boyfriend. On Friday around 4:15 pm, the man came to her home in Spencer and kidnapped the child.

Smith is a white male, with blonde hair and blue eyes. He's 28 inches tall and weighs 30 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue and green shirt with a collar, white long pants.

Van Buren County is located between Cookeville and Chattanooga.

If you have any information, call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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