An Amber alert has been initiated by the Monroe County Sheriff's Department, which reports a 16-year-old Tompkinsville girl has been kidnapped.

The Amber alert says the victim is white, four-foot-eleven and weighs 85 pounds. She was wearing a red sweater with green squares and blue jeans.

The sheriff's report says she was abducted by five Hispanic males in a red minivan or SUV while waiting for a school bus this morning.

Anyone with information about this abduction should call 270 856-3721.