• Justin Gray abducted Lexus Gray on March 24
  • He allegedly assaulted Jennifer Bean, Lexus' mother, before the abduction
  • Justin is a registered sex offender
  • He was convicted in 2009 on two counts of sexual assault of child

A teenage girl who was abducted by her estranged sex offender father is in "extreme danger," the local sheriff's office said.

Lexus Gray, 14, was abducted by her non-custodial father Justin Gray, 40, in Point, Texas, on March 24. Justin allegedly assaulted and chased Lexus' mother, Jennifer Bean, with a knife before the kidnapping took place, Rains County Sheriff's Office said in a release.

Justin is a registered sex offender and has an active parole violation warrant. He left the area with the teenage girl on foot and was believed to be in Mesquite or Dallas area with the girl as of March 26.

In the release, police described Justin as "dangerous and wanted," while the girl is said to be "in extreme danger." Justin was convicted in 2009 on two counts of sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child by sexual contact, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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Despite authorities' request, an Amber Alert has not been issued yet because the victim left on foot. "Amber Alert requires information on the vehicle used in the abduction. We have notified every Law Enforcement agency in the U. S. with all of the information we currently have," the Sheriff's Office commented on its Facebook post.

"Please if anyone sees them or talks to them please notify the cops or I, [sic]" Bean said in a Facebook post as per CNN

"I want Lexie to know we love her very much and want her to come home … her brother and sister miss her as well," she told the outlet.

Lexus is 5-foot-6, 160 pounds, with blond hair and hazel eyes. Justin Gray is about 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds and has black hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Rains County Sheriff's Office at 903-473-3181.

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The police described Justin as “dangerous and wanted” and the abducted “minor girl is in extreme danger." pixabay