ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - UPDATE: Police say 18-year-old Tontrese Moore Vermelle has been safely located after being reported abducted from Virginia's Eastern Shore early Wednesday. A search continues for the man they say abducted her, 20-year-old Jerry Antonie Satchell.
Authorities are asking for help finding a critically missing adult they believe was abducted from Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Police say 18-year-old Tontrese Moore Vermelle was last seen around 3:20 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12 in the Captains Cove area of Accomack County. Tontrese is described by police as a black female, 5-fee-3-inches tall, 135 pounds with blond hair and brown eyes.
Investigators believe she is with 20-year-old Jerry Antonie Satchell, the man they say abducted her. Satchell is described by police as a black male, 5-feet-11-inches-tall, 185 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Officers say Satchell was last seen wearing a black and white checkered shirt with the words Coca-Cola on it, dark pants, and a red hat. He is believed to be driving a 1993 green Ford F-150 with Virginia tag 5792UX.
Officials say Tontrese’s case is considered an Ashanti Alert. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 757-424-6800.
RT: #Virginia Critically #Missing Adult Alert Miss Tontrese Vermelle, 18. Abducted 6/12/19 on #EasternShore by Jerry Atonie Satchell, 20, of #Maryland. Satchell driving dark green 1993 Ford F-150 w/#VA license plate: 5792UX. Call 911. @VaDOTHR @VaPSHS @MDSP @AccomackRBLX pic.twitter.com/lwswA5qFlu— VA State Police (@VSPPIO) June 12, 2019