DANVILLE, VA — An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 7-month-old Virginia girl who authorities believe was abducted by a registered sex offender from North Carolina.
An Amber Alert was issued for Emma Grace Kennedy by police in Danville around 3 a.m. Monday. She has blonde hair and blue eyes and has a small scar on her left cheek. She was last seen wearing a blue onesie with dots and a white rabbit on the left leg.
Carl Ray Kennedy, 51, is a registered sex offender, and Emma’s father, according to Danville police.
Multiple media outlets are reporting that Kennedy assaulted Emma’s mother at knife point before abducting the baby at a gas station in Danville, near the Virginia/North Carolina state line.
According to the Virginia AMBER Alert, Kennedy has short grey hair, green eyes and was last seen wearing a brown T-shirt, gray shorts and black and white sketchers shoes. He has numerous tattoos including a skull on his left forearm, a skull with a bandanna over it’s mouth on his right forearm and an eye tattooed on the back of his right hand.
Kennedy has an Asheboro address listed on the North Carolina sex offender registry.
Kennedy was last seen operating a gold Suzuki sedan with fictitious NC plates of EKZ-5093. The vehicle also has a Johnny’s Auto Sales emblem on the trunk.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call 911, Danville Crime Stoppers at 434-793-0000, the Danville Police Department at 434-799-6508, or by email at [email protected]
Tips may also be sent to Virginia State Police at 800-822-4453