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Spring City (WVLT) -
An endangered child alert is over, after mentally handicapped Rhea County girl is found safe.
Spring City Police tell WVLT Desire Pyle was found in North Carolina early Friday morning with her father, Roger Pyle.
Authorities say Pyle took her from her residence Thursday afternoon without her mother's permission.
Investigators are not saying why Pyle took his daughter to another state, but say he had recently been released from drug rehab.
No charges will be filed.
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