Local 8-year-old girl found safe in Kentucky


An Amber Alert put out Sunday morning for eight-year-old Trinity Lakin McGraw, who was last seen in Westfield, ended the same day when the young girl was located in Louisville, Kentucky.

According to a release from the Stokes County Sheriff’s Department, the biological father Patrick Ryan McGraw, who had no parental rights or custody, came to the residence where the child was living and took her from the legal guardian without consent. McGraw said he was taking the child to his father’s home in Kentucky. McGraw was wanted for first degree kidnapping and had a history of drug abuse, according to the release.

The pair was last seen in a silver 2016 Ford Focus with a Georgia issued registration plate.

McGraw is now in custody.