AMBER Alert: Abducted toddler is in ‘extreme danger,’ GBI says **FOUND SAFE**

FOUND SAFE: Alert toddler found safe, father on the run & facing aggravated assault, kidnapping charges [Police]

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Georgia authorities are searching for a missing toddler said to be in “extreme danger,” according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

AJC reports that 1-year-old Baylee Sue Peeples disappeared on Thursday morning at around 1:50 a.m. from Rock Forge Road in Jefferson. Police believe she’s traveling with Robert Joseph Peeples, 39, who could possibly be headed toward Gwinnett County, Georgia, or to Mississippi.

A Levi’s Call was also issued for Baylee, which is Georgia’s equivalent for an AMBER Alert and an “investigative tool that can be activated only by local law enforcement agencies through a request to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI),” according to the GBI website.

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Police said Robert Peeples’ cellphone pinged at a cell tower at the Spaghetti Junction near I-85 on Thursday morning at around 4:30 a.m. GBI said he may be traveling in a white 1993 GMC Vandura van with Georgia license plate, RIK1620.

Baylee is described as a white female who stands 3-feet tall and weighs around 25 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Robert Peeples is described as a white male whos stands 5-feet-10-inches tall and weighs around 187 pounds. He has blue eyes, and blonde “buzz cut” hair.  Baylee was last seen wearing a pink jacket with the word “Love” on it and a pink shirt with the word “Always” on the front.

Robert Peeples [Police Handout]
Peeples, reportedly Baylee’s father, drove off with the toddler when he was supposed to be dropping her off with her mother, according to Channel 2 Action News. Robert Peeples reportedly told the mother that she would never Baylee again before he fled.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact 911 immediately, or call the Arcade Police Department at 706-367-1821.

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[Feature Photo: Baylee Peeples/Handout, NCMEC]