AMBER Alert for kidnapped 3 year old in NC

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 3-year-old girl in Jacksonville.

Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller said crews are searching the area of Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville for Mariah Woods, who was reported missing sometime last night.

According to the alert, Woods is a white female about 2 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 30 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes.

A family friend told 9 On Your Side the girl has an orthopedic leg problem, so when she walks her left leg is thrown around and causes her to wobble.

Mariah’s grandmother said due to Woods’ walking issues, she can’t imagine her walking off.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or *HP. 

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