Amber Alert: Missing child out of northeast Texas believed to be in grave danger, police say

Ariel Smith, missing from Northeast Texas(Henderson Police Department)

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing toddler out of Henderson, a town in Northeast Texas.

According to the Henderson police department,  2-year-old Ariel Smith was reported missing on Tuesday and was last seen wearing a white shirt with braids in her hair.

Ariel is just over 2 feet tall, weighs about 39 lbs, has brown eyes and black hair and has a 2-inch scar on the right side of her neck, authorities said.

LaMarcus Smith

Authorities are also looking for Lamarcus Smith,41, in connection with the abduction.

Smith was last heard from in Henderson and was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans and has a tattoo on his chest and right arm, police say.

According to police, Smith is a black man who is about 6′, weighs 180 lbs, and has brown eyes.

Officers believe Ariel could be in grave or immediate danger and are asking people for help locating the child.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at 903-657-3512.

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