CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) - Update:
A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to his charges of kidnapping his daughter Wednesday morning.
Carl Ray Kennedy has been charged with kidnapping his child along with child abuse, possession of a deadly weapon and grand larceny.
A North Carolina man accused of kidnapping his daughter has been indicted in federal court.
51-year-old Carl Ray Kennedy, of Randleman, North Carolina, was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday on one count of "traveling in interstate commerce from North Carolina to Virginia with the intent to engage in conduct that would violate a Family Abuse protective order ."
That protective order was issued in May by the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in Pittsylvania County.
According to the indictment, Kennedy traveled to Virginia on June 3 "with intent to engage in conduct" that violated the protective order.
The order prohibited all contact except limited email contact between Kennedy and the victim.
Kennedy is accused of abducting his daughter, Emma Grace Kennedy, from a gas station parking lot in Danville on June 3.
An AMBER Alert was issued, and the search ended two days later when she was found in North Carolina on June 5. Kennedy was arrested at that time.
He was extradited to Virginia over the summer where he was served warrants for domestic assault and abduction.