Florida Amber Alert: Gracie Harding missing from Westville

PUBLISHED Sat, October 28, 2017 - 12:06pm EDT

A Florida Amber Alert has been issued for 2-year-old Gracie Harding after she was reported missing from Westville in Walton County, local officials say. Anyone with information is urged to call 911 immediately. (more)

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The incident happened earlier on Saturday when Gracie was allegedly taken from the 1600th block of Otter Pond in Westville, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Specific details about the circumstances have not been released.

Gracie may be in the company of 33-year-old Rebecca Harding, although officials have not said whether she is a suspect or a victim. The suspects have been identified as 39-year-old Paul Vaughan and 35-year-old Joseph Harding.

The child is believed to have been taken in a red 1996 Ford Mustang with an unknown Alabama license plate. It's not known where they may be taking her.

Grace is described as a 2-year-old white female with brown hair and blue eyes, standing 2 feet tall and weighing 30 pounds. Rebecca is a 33-year-old white female with red hair and hazel eyes, standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 120 pounds.

Paul Vaughan is described as a 39-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds. Joseph Harding is described as a 35-year-old white male with brown hair, brown eyes, a mustache and a full beard. He is 5 feet 7 tall and weighs 160 pounds.

Anyone who sees Gracie, Rebecca, the suspects, or the suspect vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately, or call the Walton County Sheriff's Office at 850-333-7021 if you have any other information that could help investigators.

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