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Amber Alert: Man Who Abducted 7-Month Old Believed To Be Headed To North Carolina

Carl Ray Kennedy
Randleman Police Department
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Carl Ray Kennedy

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-month-old after she was abducted from a gas station in Virginia Sunday Night. Virginia State Police say 51-year-old Carl Ray Kennedy kidnapped Emma Grace Kennedy after assaulting the girl’s mother with a knife at a Kwik Stop.  

He is believed to be headed to North Carolina. Kennedy is a registered sex offender and is currently out on a $250,000 bail for a drug distribution charge. He was previously charged with sexual battery in 2013.

Police have not stated whether the girl and Kennedy are related. He is described as a white male, 5 foot 8 inches tall and has tattoos of skulls on his forearms. Kennedy was last spotted in a gold Suzuki with North Carolina plate FAA-1873.