UPDATE 11:30 a.m.: Lucas Ezra Silas Guinn has been recovered and is okay, the Russell County Sheriff's Office tells WVEC.com.
'A citizen's tip to the Washington Co. Sheriff's Office sent officers to a location off I-81 near the Tennessee line. Officers spotted the rig, stopped it, recovered the boy and arrested the father,' Investigator W.A. Puckett with Russell County Sheriff's Office stated.
Mr. Guinn is charged with one count each of felony child abuse and parental abduction and is being held at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail.
'This was a good cooperative effort among the Va. State Police, FBI, US Marshals Service and this morning with the Michigan State police and Detroit Police,' he noted.
Police say the boy left school on his own accord. When he couldn't be located, police began investigating.
Police say Lucas was taken to Michigan and traveled back through West Virginia.
UPDATE 5:34 a.m. 3/21: Russell Co. Sheriff's Office says they may be headed towards Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Scottsdale, Arizona or Surprise, Arizona.
The Bristol Herald Courier says Mr. Guinn is the boy's father.
The paper also says a warrant for Mr. Guinn's arrest for felony child abuse was obtained earlier Thursday and that youngster was to be placed with Social Services once he was found.
UPDATE 9:15 p.m.: The name of the trucking company is Snow Bird Trucking, according to Virginia State Police.
NORFOLK -- Virginia State Police have issued a statewide Amber Alert for an 11-year-old boy abducted out of Russell County.
Lucas Ezra Silas Guinn is described as being 4-foot-8, approximately 84 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a red and black shirt with blue jeans.
Lucas is believed to be in extreme danger and was last seen at Lebanon Middle School Thursday morning, according to police. He is believed to have been abducted by 67-year-old Jimmy Donald Guinn.
The victim and suspect may be traveling in a 2004 purple freightliner tractor with Virginia license plate #78471PY, police said. They may also be in a large style burgundy pickup diesel truck.
Their destination is unknown, but police say they may be heading toward West Virginia or Ohio.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Russell County Sheriff's Office at (276)889-8033 or the Virginia State Police at 1-800-822-4453.