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MISSING! Suspect, possibly armed, flees with toddler daughter before emergency custody hearing: Reports

Authorities in Kentucky are asking for the public’s help in locating a 3-year-old girl who disappeared with her mother, who has an active arrest warrant and possibly is armed.

A man reportedly entered the Logan County Sheriff’s Office on May 30 and claimed he was granted emergency custody of his daughter, Amya Grace Otero, after her mother, Amanda Marie Otero, 32, failed to appear for an emergency custody hearing with the child. The man stated that the pair could have left the state but might be in Warren County, according to WBKO.

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Amanda was described as being 5 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 120 pounds, and having dark hair and blue eyes. Amya is 3 feet tall, weighs 40 pounds, and has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Reports indicated that Amanda is considered armed and dangerous. WAVE reported that she has ties to Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. Authorities said she could be using her maiden name, Amanda Marie Pytko.

Anyone with information regarding the pair’s whereabouts is urged to call the Logan County Sheriff’s Department at 270-726-4911.

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[Featured image: Amanda Marie Otero, Amya Grace Otero/Logan County Sheriff’s Department]