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Children abducted out of Waterbury last seen in Texas

February 24, 2019

WATERBURY — An Amber Alert has been issued for three children abducted out of Waterbury who were last seen in Texas.

Missing are 7-year-old Maddison McGrath, 5-year-old Dylan McGrath and 2-year-old Maryah Mathew. The three were last seen on Feb. 19 in Sealy, Texas, according to the alert. The alert said law enforcement officials believe the children are in “grave or immediate danger.”

The Waterbury Police Department is searching for the three, who were apparently seen in a maroon 2002 Volvo S60, with Connecticut license plate 417-YTY.

Maddison McGrath was described as 4 feet tall and weighing 75 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a leopard print sweatsuit.

Dylan McGrath was described as 3 feet tall and weighting 45 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue and white sweater, blue pants with a white stripe and black shoes.

Maryah Mathew was described as 2 feet tall and weighing 30 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt, white T-shirt, white vest with gold hearts, blue pants and black boots with hearts.

The Amber Alert indicated police are looking for Crystal McGrath, 29, and Lester Joy, 38, in connection with their abduction. It was unclear how either suspect is related to the children.

Crystal McGrath was described as 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Lester Joy is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighting 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

The suspects were last heard from in Sealy, Texas, the alert said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Waterbury Police Department at 203-574-6911.