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WFPD Investigating a Child Abduction

UPDATE: Two-year-old Samayiah Sheppard has been found. Stay with Newschannel 6 as we bring you more updates.

Wichita Falls, Texas - Juvenile Detectives with the Wichita falls Police Department are investigating a parental abduction that took place around 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of 11th Street.

Two-year-old Samayiah Sheppard was taken from her mother by a non-custodial parent, 19-year-old Rodney Sheppard. Sheppard fled with the child in a white four-door sedan. The child was last seen wearing a red shirt with red pants.

Rodney Sheppard has two active warrants out of Wichita County for Aggravated Assault. Sheppard should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information on his or the child's location, please contact WFPD Detective Henderson or Sgt. Seehan at 720-5000.
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