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POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WIAT) — ALEA has issued an Amber Alert in the abduction of a four-year-old girl in Florida by a man with Alabama plates. The girl is believed to be in extreme danger.
Rebecca Ann Lewis, 4, is described as three-feet-tall, 30 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Lewis was last seen on Saturday between 8 and 10 a.m. in Winter Park, located in South Central Florida. She was wearing blue shorts and a shirt of an unknown color.
Lewis was reportedly taken by a man named West Wild Hogs, also known as Matthew Clark Pybus, who is a white male that stands at 5’6″ and weighs 256 pounds. Hogs has blonde/strawberry hair and blue eyes. He legally changed his name to West Wild Hogs and is reportedly from the Seale, Alabama area.
Hogs was reportedly driving a 2012 Nissan Versa with Alabama license plate “4JL26” with a handicap tag. The vehicle was reported to be stolen. The child is believed to be in “extreme danger” according to the release.
Around 11:12 a.m. Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 6211 U.S. Hwy. 98 North #H18 Lakeland for the report of 4-year-old Rebecca Lewis missing. The victim’s 16-year-old sister last saw her sleeping at about 9:00 a.m, deputies say.
Around 9:45 the sister woke back up and the victim was not in bed. According to the parents of Rebecca, they searched the area for over an hour before calling law enforcement. Once deputies arrived, they conducted multiple searches of the residence and conducted a house by house search of the park with negative results.Sheriff’s Office K-9 and bloodhound responded and conducted searches with negative results. The PCSO helicopter also responded to assist deputies with the search.
If you have any information on their whereabouts, state troopers are asking you to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 1-863-307-2450; Alabama Law Enforcement Agency at 1-800-228-7688; or call 911.