DANVILLE, Va. — Police in Danville, Virginia are searching for a missing seven-month-old girl believed to have been abducted by her father, a registered sex offender in North Carolina, reports CBS affiliate WFMY. An Amber Alert was issued for Emma Grace Kennedy Monday at about 3 a.m. She has blonde hair and blue eyes, and has a small scar on her left cheek. She was last seen wearing a blue onesie.
Carl Ray Kennedy is the accused abductor, a registered sex offender, and Emma's father according to Danville police. Police say he carried a knife when he allegedly assaulted the infant's mother at a Kwik Stop.
Carl Kennedy abducted Emma at a Danville gas station on the 4900 block of Riverside Drive Sunday night just before 8 p.m. according to police. Danville police are working together with Virginia State Police and the FBI.
Police believe Emma is in extreme danger. Virginia State Police say Carl Kennedy's last known location was in Randolph County, North Carolina.
Police say Carl Kennedy, 51, has numerous tattoos on both arms. Kennedy is about 5-foot-8, 170 pounds and last seen wearing a brown t-shirt, gray shorts and black and white sketchers shoes.
Kennedy may be driving a gold Subaru Impreza with NC license tag EKZ 5093 or FAA 1873. The Impreza has a Johnny's Auto Sales emblem on it. Kennedy also has access to a burgundy Toyota Camry, a blue Jeep Cherokee and a Dodge truck. It is likely Kennedy is using the NC FAA-1873 tags on one or more of these vehicles, according to Virginia State Police.
If you have any information about the abduction, call the Danville Police Department immediately at (434) 799-6510, or call 911.