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Volunteers Wanted As Search Continues For Baby Girl

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Katherine Phillips (Courtesy: Ludington Police Department)

Katherine Phillips (Courtesy: Ludington Police Department)

LUDINGTON (WWJ) – Police in Ludington are asking for volunteers to help in the search for a missing four-month-old baby girl who is the focus of an Amber Alert. At 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, investigators will be searching the area Katherine Phillips was last seen.

Katherine disappeared two weeks ago, and officials believe she may have been abducted by her father, Sean.

The baby was not with her father when he was arrested at his parent’s house. Facing kidnapping and child enticement charges. He remains jailed on $500,000 bond.

A completion of the search of the School Forest located in the area bounded by Jebavy Drive, Bryant Road, Sherman St. and John/Tinkham will begin at 3:30 p.m. (Tuesday, July 12).   Volunteers, 18 years and older are asked to come equipped with photo I.D., water, footwear appropriate for a wooded search, brightly colored shirt or vest and a walking stick to move aside vegetation. 

Meantime, police are still looking to talk to anyone that saw Sean Phillips  on June 29th.  He is 21-years-old, 5 feet 9 inches, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. Before he was located, he was driving a silver four-door 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue with Michigan license plate BUY0298. Police released his description in hopes that someone may have spotted him with the child between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. that day.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Ludington Police Department at 231-843-3425.

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