Abducted Danville baby found safe, father arrested
Emma appears to be in good health, but was evaluated as a precaution
Emma Grace Kennedy appears to be in good health, but was evaluated at a hospital as a precaution.
On Tuesday night, Emma's family sent 10 News this statement:
Our family is so grateful to have Emma Grace back healthy and safe with us again. We thank all of the friends, viewers, media, police & authorities who have supported us during this time and made it possible for us to locate Emma. Everyone who helped in every little way are heroes today, you brought Emma home. God bless.
Her father, Carl Ray Kennedy, is under arrest. He is a registered sex offender and has a long list of previous criminal offenses. Danville Police, FBI, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Secret Service worked together to arrest Kennedy in Randleman, North Carolina.
Kennedy is in custody in North Carolina.
Authorities have notified the child's mother.
Emma had been missing since 7:55 p.m. Sunday, when police say she was abducted from the Kwik Mart on Riverside Drive in Danville. It happened after Kennedy assaulted the baby's mother, according to police.
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