Amber Alert issued after 7-month-old abducted by North Carolina sex offender

- An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 7-month-old Virginia girl who is believed to have been abducted by a registered North Carolina sex offender, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities said they're searching for Emma Grace Kennedy. She has blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen wearing a light blue onesie with dots and a white rabbit on the left leg, with a matching headband. She also has a small scar on her left cheek.

Police believe Carl Kennedy, 51, a registered sex offender from North Carolina, abducted her. According to Danville Police, Carl is Emma’s biological father.

RT: #Virginia #AMBERAlert for Missing @cityofdanville 7-mo-old. Abductor is Carl Ray Kennedy. Driving gold, 4-door Suzuki w/@northcarolina plates: FAA 1873. Last seen @Danville Qwik Stop. Call 911. @pittsylvaniava @NCSHP @VaDOT @PublicSafetyVa @GovernorVA pic.twitter.com/nNS31IKEZ4

— VA State Police (@VSPPIO) June 4, 2018

Kennedy is described as having gray hair, green eyes and has several tattoos on both arms. He was last seen wearing a brown t-shirt, gray shorts, and black and white Sketchers. He also has a pierced left ear.

Police said Kennedy abducted the child after assaulting her mother at a Kwik Stop on Riverside Drive in Danville. He is believed to be armed with a knife.

Kennedy was last seen traveling in a gold Suzuki sedan with fictitious NC plates of EKZ-5093. There’s also an emblem on the vehicle that says, “Johnny’s Auto Sales" on the trunk. 

Monday night authorities said the pair may have been sighted in North Carolina, and they may possibly be headed to Oak Island.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Danville Police Department at (434) 799-6510 or 911.

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