DANVILLE, VA (WNCN) – Police in Virginia have issued an Amber Alert for a 7-month-old baby who is believed to have been abducted by a sex offender.
Police say 51-year-old Carl Ray Kennedy assaulted the infant’s mother with a knife, then took the baby during an incident at a Kwik Stop in Danville, Virginia, according to a WRIC TV report.
Authorities issued the Amber Alert just before 8 p.m. on Sunday.
Police believe Kennedy could be headed to North Carolina.
Emma Grace Kennedy was last seen wearing a light blue onesie that has dots and a white rabbit on the left leg and matching headband.
She has a small scar on her left cheek.
Carl Ray Kennedy is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds.
He has gray hair, green eyes and was last seen wearing a brown t-shirt, gray shorts, and black and white sketchers.
Carl Ray Kennedy has a pierced left ear and numerous tattoos on both arms:
- Skull tattoo with bandanna over mouth on his right forearm
- Eye tattoo on the back of his right hand
- Pit bull tattoo with “American bulldog” written under it on his upper right arm
- Wizard tattoo on his left upper arm
Armed with a knife. Out of jail on a $250,000 bond for drug distribution.
Carl Ray Kennedy is a registered sex offender in North Carolina with a 2014 conviction for sexual battery.
The Sex Offender Registry shows he lives in Asheboro, North Carolina.
He was last seen driving in Danville, Virginia near the North Carolina border in a Gold Suzuki with North Carolina license tag number FAA-1873. It has a Johnny’s Auto Sales emblem on the trunk.
If you have any information regarding this abduction, call the Danville Police Department immediately at (434) 799-6510, or call 911.