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Joshua Yaeger is wanted for taking his two-year-old daughter. Joshua Yaeger is wanted for taking his two-year-old daughter.
An Amber Alert has been issued for Jaylynn Maxey An Amber Alert has been issued for Jaylynn Maxey
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KENTUCKY (KFVS) -

An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Kentucky girl.

Jaylynn Maxey is 3 feet, 2 inches tall and 37 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black and pink tank top with a swirled design, white sandals and a pull-up. Authorities say she could also be wearing a white and yellow polka-dot top with white pants that have ruffles.

Joshua Yaeger, 24, last seen in Shepherdsville, Ky. took his daughter, Jaylynn Maxey. Now due to developing information, law enforcement said they believe the child is in danger by staying with the non-custodial parent.

Yaeger has brown hair, blue eyes and is 6 feet, 1 inch tall. He is 185 pounds. Authorities say he has a full-sleeve tattoo on his right arm and a Chinese symbol on the left side of his neck. He was last seen wearing a greet t-shirt with a logo over the breast and green plaid shorts.

He is believed to be driving a maroon Ford Taurus with a New Jersey license plate: VHM20Z. The hood of the car is painted black/gray primer.

Authorities say the direction of travel is unknown, but the suspect has family in Indiana.

If you have information, please call the KSP Missing Persons Hotline at 1-800-543-7723 or 911.

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