Endangered Child Alert cancelled, two children recovered safely

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An endangered child alert has been issued for two children from Cheatham County.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says 4-year-old Lillyanna Beneke and 2-year-old Ryder Beneke are believed to be with their noncustodial parents, who are addicted to heroin and meth.

The TBI believes they could be in the area of Mt. Juliet or Hermitage driving a green Buick sedan or white van with South Carolina plates. The parents are named as Danielle Wilkerson Beneke and Cody Michael Beneke. Both have outstanding warrants and violent criminal histories.

Lillyanna Beneke is described as a white female, with blone hair and hazel eyes. The 4-year-old stands about 3' tall and weighs about 50 pounds. 2-year-old Ryder is a white male with light brown hair, standing approximately 3' tall and weighs about 30 pounds.

Anyone with information should call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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