Danville, VA – An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-month-old Virginia girl who was abducted by a registered sex offender early Monday morning, police said.
Emma Grace Kennedy was kidnapped at a gas station near the boundary line between North Carolina and Virginia by 51-year-old Carl Ray Kennedy, WBTV reported.
Kennedy fled with the infant in a gold Subaru Impreza with damage to the front driver’s side, WDBJ reported.
The vehicle was last seen headed eastbound on Riverside Drive in Danville, and investigators said Kennedy may be traveling to North Carolina.
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Kennedy was described as five foot, eight inches tall, and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He has green eyes and gray hair. He also has multiple tattoos on his arms, and his left ear is pierced.
Police said Kennedy was last seen wearing a brown t-shirt, gray shorts, and black and white Sketchers shoes.
Emma weighs 18 pounds and is approximately two feet tall. She has blond hair, blue eyes, and a small scar on her left cheek.
Emma was last seen wearing a headband and a light blue dotted onesie with a white rabbit on her left leg.
She is believed to be in “extreme danger,” police said.
Kennedy is Emma’s father, WRC reported.
He allegedly assaulted the baby’s mother and kidnapped the child at knifepoint.
Kennedy is a registered sex offender out of North Carolina and is out on bond for a drug distribution charge.
Initial reported indicated that Kennedy fled with the infant in a gold Suzuki, with North Carolina plate FAA1973. An emblem on the vehicle’s trunk read, “Johnny’s Auto Sales.” That information has since been updated, WDBJ reported.
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