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Teen found safe, non-custodial father arrested in Mineral Wells, officials say

The Rains County Sheriff's Office said Justin Gray was arrested Monday in Mineral Wells, and the girl was with him and is safe.
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DALLAS — Updated Monday after the man was arrested and teen was found safe.

A man was arrested Monday and a teen girl at the center of an AMBER Alert was found safe, according to the Rains County Sheriff's Office.

Justin Gray, 40, allegedly abducted his 14-year-old daughter on Wednesday from Point, Texas, which is about 60 miles east of Dallas.

Justin Gray is the teen's non-custodial father, according to the Rains County Sheriff's Office, and is accused of assaulting the girl's mother and chasing her with a knife.

The Rains County Sheriff's Office said on their Facebook page that they believe that on Friday that Justin was in the Mesquite or Dallas area with her. He is known to be armed and dangerous, officials said.

He is a registered sex offender and has a parole violation warrant that is active, the sheriff's office said.

Credit: Rains County Sheriff