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Missing Madison County Toddler May Have Been Abducted

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More than two days after she was first reported missing, authorities have found no signs of missing Madison county toddler Myra Lewis. And officials tell us they suspect the 2 year-old girl may have been abducted.

This as her family speaks out for the first time.  

“Just bring my baby home that's all I ask bring my baby home” said a heartbroken Gregory Lewis, begging for the safe return of his little daughter.

Lewis spoke as a group of searchers spent a third day combing a thick wooded area near the girl's rural home in the Camden community, where she vanished from Saturday morning between 10:30 and 11 o'clock.

Her family, including aunt, Metsadah Alexander, believes Myra was kidnapped.

"We feel that Myra's in someone's hand right now. We pray they will have the compassion and love to release her whether they take her to the police dept., Wal-mart wherever you need to take her to so she can be home and come home to her family safe and sound," she said.

Since a thorough search this weekend of a four square mile area around Myra’s home turned up nothing, the sheriff’s department thinks foul play could be behind her disappearance. 

And there’s a four and a half hour period Saturday when no one knew Myra had vanished. Her mom thought she was home with her dad, while he thought she left with her.

“Do you believe anyone in the family had anything to do with it? I asked Miss. Alexander. “No not at all. I know that is routine and I can understand it being routine especially in today's society, but I know my brother, I know my sister- in-law. They love their children. They love their children,” she answered.

Earlier, the family gathered behind closed doors in Jackson for a prayer vigil Monday.

The state department of Public Safety issued an Amber Alert Sunday evening.

 According to her dad, an anonymous donor has pledged a $1,000 reward to anyone who can lead authorities to Myra. 

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