Family searching for missing teens

Published: Jan. 21, 2013 at 10:36 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:36 PM EST
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Hannah Barrett (Source: Missing poster)
Hannah Barrett (Source: Missing poster)
Austin Russell (Source: Missing poster)
Austin Russell (Source: Missing poster)

MARION COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – A family is searching for two teenagers who were last seen in Marion County.

According to her grandmother, Hannah Barrett, 15, left for school on January 14, but never actually went. She was last seen with Austin Russell who was said to be driving a green 1993 Nissan Sentra with a black trunk lid, gray hood and red windshield wipers.

A missing poster for the two states a map was discovered with black crayon marking that indicated the two were heading north on Highway 60. The poster also written on the map was "Live in central low lands, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, Mississippi River and Ohio" and "Straight Springfield by 44, stay close to I-40 in Oklahoma."

Her grandmother explained in an email, "Hannah is the oldest of six children. Hannah's brothers and sisters, mom, grandmothers, aunts, and uncles are really worried about her, miss her, and want her to come home."

Hannah is described as having 5'3'' tall and weighing around 140 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair with a colored red stripe on one side. She is also said to have small tattoos on each hand reading "Hope" on one and a tiny heart on the other.

Austin is said to be 18 to 19 years old. He is described as being 6'1'' tall and weighing around 154 pounds. He was last seen with purple hair and a lip piercing.

The family is working with police in this case. If you see either Hannah or Austin you are asked to contact the Marion Police Department at (270) 704-0243.

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