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Amber Alert issued for 12-year-old abducted Texas girl believed to be in grave danger

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Amber Alert posting on missing Austin girl.

AUSTIN, Texas -- A statewide Amber Alert was issued Saturday by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) for a missing Austin girl who is believed to have been abducted.

Police are seeking the public's help in finding 12-year-old Avery Reynolds.

According to ABC affiliate KVUE, Avery was last seen leaving her middle school earlier this week.

Officials believe she may be with her mother, Kassia Vaughan, who is in violation of a court order.

Authorities are looking for a black 2005 Mazda Tribute S with Texas license plate DTM 3557. The car has front-end damage and a Texas Tech University emblem on the rear left, DPS said.

Avery is described as a white female, 5 feet, 2 inches tall, 85 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a gray hoodie with "SMALL" in black letters, black leggings, aqua Nike shoes and red framed glasses.

Vaughan, the girl's mother, is a 43-year-old white female, 5 feet, 1 inch tall, 110 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.

Law enforcement believe the child to be in grave or immediate danger, DPS said.

Authorities asked if you have any information, contact Austin police at 512-414-1703 or call 911.

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