Tennessee teenager Elizabeth Thomas and 50-year-old Tad Cummins, who is suspected of "grooming" her when he was her teacher, were caught on surveillance cameras at a Walmart in Oklahoma City. The images are from March 15, two days after authorities say Tad kidnapped Elizabeth. This is the first confirmed sighting of the pair.
Some authorities believe the two have fled to Mexico, and this theory could still be valid as Oklahoma City is closer to Texas than Tennesee—even if it isn't the most direct route. In the photos, it appears that Elizabeth has altered her hair.
Here is a photo before the abduction:
And here is a picture after:
Since the abduction, there has been a stream of alleged disturbing revelations that have been uncovered, including that Tad gave back and shoulder massages to Elizabeth in the school cafeteria and that Elizabeth changed her Instagram bio to indicate that she is married. The two also exchanged inapproriate notes on a school computer and both posted disturbing, lovey-dovey Instagram posts, including Elizabeth writing: "Every beauty needs her beast to protect her from everything but him."
Anyone with information on the pair should call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
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