Tad Cummins Arrested: Latest updates on Tennessee teacher who disappeared with student

Source: YouTube
Source: YouTube

Fifty-year-old Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins has been arrested after disappearing on March 13 with 15-year-old student Elizabeth Thomas, according to reports.

The two were last spotted on March 15 at a Wal-Mart in Oklahoma City. Police issued warrants for Cummins' arrest for sexual contact with a minor and aggravated kidnapping. 

Elizabeth Thomas (left), Tad Cummins (right)
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According to the Tennessean, Cummins and Thomas were found after Cummins' car was found in Siskiyou County, California, in the northern part of the state.  

Cummins left his wife a note before leaving, but officials believe it was a diversion meant to throw investigators off his trail. 

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