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Video released in TN Amber alert; girl with ex-teacher fired for having sex

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is showing the public a news video of AMBER Alert kidnapping subject Tad Cummings.

The video was captured at Walmart in Columbia, Tennessee days before the AMBER Alert was issued. 

TBI also released what it calls the last known photo of 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, the individual believed to be traveling with Cummings. Thomas is white with blonde hair and hazel eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 120 pounds. She likely is wearing the flannel shirt and black leggings police say she was last seen wearing.

In the video, Cummings can be seen pushing a care in Walmart near the hair color products. Cummins, a Maury County, Tennessee teacher was fired after being accused of having sexual contact with the Thomas, according to the TBI.  He is believed to be armed with two pistols and driving a silver Nissan Rogue. The vehicle may have Tennessee license plate 976-ZPT.

While investigators have received hundreds of leads, they believe Cummins and Thomas could be hidden far away from Tennessee or in an area with little to no general public interaction.

TBI encourages property owners, especially large land owners or people in rural areas to check their grounds for the two. The same request goes for people in areas like campgrounds, parks and other isolated areas.