ROGERSVILLE — A speech tablet used by a local autistic child was reported stolen last weekend.

The Nuvo device, valued at more than $7,600, was taken from a residence in the 5100 block of US Hwy. 11W, in Rogersville sometime between Tuesday, May 28, and Saturday, June 1.

The owner told Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy that she was contacting the manufacturer to see if the device could be electronically tracked or located.

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of the device, or information on the person or persons responsible for the theft is asked to contact the Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Office at 423-272-4848.