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California infant reported missing from crib

HAPPY VALLEY, Calif. - Authorities in Northern California's Shasta County are investigating the disappearance of a six-month-old baby reported missing from her crib, reports CBS affiliate KHSL.

Ember Graham was reportedly last seen Wednesday night inside her home in Happy Valley, about 150 miles north of Sacramento. Her father Matthew Graham said he went to check on her around 5:30 Thursday morning, and found her crib empty, reports the station.

The disappearance is considered "suspicious," Lt. Dave Kent of the Shasta County Sheriff's Office told the Record-Searchlight.

Police are interviewing the child's family members, including Matthew Graham and the girl's mother Jamie Graham. According to the station, police say that everyone contacted has been cooperative.

Matthew Graham was booked into the Shasta County Jail Friday on an unrelated probation violation, reports the paper. He's reportedly being held without bail.

The station reports that the case doesn't meet the criteria for an Amber Alert to be issued. An Amber Alert requires law enforcement to confirm an abduction has taken place and that the child is at risk of injury or death, and to have a suspect or vehicle description.

"We have to confirm whether or not there was an actual abduction," Kent told the Record-Searchlight. "We don't have enough information to put that Amber Alert out."

The child suffers from a seizure disorder and officials say she is "at risk" and in need of medication.

Anyone with information about the child's disappearance is asked to contact Shasta County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit at (530) 245-6135.

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