NC 8-year-old girl found safe; Amber Alert canceled

Trinity McGraw, Patrick McGraw (Credit: WNCN)
Trinity McGraw, Patrick McGraw (Credit: WNCN)

WESTFIELD, N.C. (WSPA) — An AMBER Alert has been canceled after a little girl who went missing was found in Kentucky, officials say.

The AMBER Alert was issued Sunday afternoon in North Carolina for a girl who officials say was abducted.

8-year-old Trinity Lakin McGraw went missing at about 3:00 p.m. Sunday, according to the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office.

Trinity is about 4 feet tall, weighs about 53 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen wearing a long nightgown with a watermelon design, officials say.

They say she was not wearing shoes or socks at the time of the abduction.

The abductor has been identified as 37-year-old Patrick Ryan McGraw.

He is about 6 feet tall, weighs about 220 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt.

Officials say he has a cross tattoo on his left calf and a clock tattoo on his right shoulder that says “Trinity.”

The pair was last seen traveling north on Frans Road in Westfield, NC.

They were in a gray 2016 Ford Focus with a Georgia license plate of RDG2198.

Officials say they may be traveling to Kentucky.

If you have any information regarding this abduction, you are asked to call the Stokes County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 593-8787 or 911.

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