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Des Moines Police Looking for Missing 6-Year-Old

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DES MOINES, Iowa  --  The Des Moines Police Department is currently looking for a missing 6-year-old girl.

Audrey Cooper, described as a black female, was reported missing on Thursday.

Audrey Cooper (WHO-HD)

Audrey Cooper (WHO-HD)

Further investigation showed Audrey's mother, Tanya Kephart, has limited parental rights and violated the court order by picking Audrey up from daycare at approximately 3 p.m. on Thursday. Kephart has been restricted from seeing Audrey unsupervised.

Tanya Kephart (WHO-HD)

Tanya Kephart (WHO-HD)

Neither Audrey or her mother have been seen since Kephart picked up her daughter on Thursday, and their location is currently unknown.

The pair may be in a red 1997 GMC Yukon vehicle with an Iowa license plate number of DJZ 646. The vehicle is associated with 9101 Urbandale Avenue.

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Anyone with information regarding the location of these individuals is asked to contact Des Moines police at 515-283-4811 or Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400. Tips can also be submitted at www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com.