Toddler Girl Still Missing After Dad Is Found Alive in Pickup Truck Submerged in River: Police

Indiana authorities are searching for a missing 2-year-old girl who remains unaccounted for after her father was reportedly found on Friday in a truck submerged in a river.

Father and daughter Jeremy and Emma Sweet were last seen on Wednesday. Two days later, duck hunters found Jeremy Sweet in a pickup truck submerged in the White River, near the end of a farm lane in Bartholomew County, according to the Indianapolis Star.

The father, who was hospitalized for hypothermia, reportedly told detectives that his daughter was with him. However, investigators do not know if she was in the truck with her father when duck hunters discovered the vehicle.

At the time of his disappearance, Jeremy Sweet was out on bond for unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and possession of methamphetamine, WISH reported, citing police.

Jeremy and Emma Sweet were reported missing on Thursday. According to WISH, divers on Friday suspended their search for the missing toddler.

Emma Sweet has brown hair and brown eyes. Police said in a statement that she was last seen wearing all black with a cream-colored jacket with butterflies on it.

Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should call Bartholomew County police at 812-379-1650.

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[Featured image: Emma Sweet/Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office]