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Appeal to help find missing 4yo girl
Appeal to help find missing 4yo girl

A desperate search is underway for a four-year-old Sydney girl who was abducted from a daycare centre by her grandmother.

The normally confidential Family Court is so worried that it has released photos of the youngster, pleading for help to find her.

Annaleise Harris-Edwards has been missing now for a month.

Police say she was taken on the day her father won a court order for custody.

He went to collect her from a Sydney childcare centre, but she was nowhere to be seen.

"Since these orders were made, nobody knows her whereabouts, it's believed she's with her grandmother," the father’s lawyer Michelle Anderson said.

The Family Court has taken the rare step of issuing Annaleise and her grandmother’s name and photo.

Anneleise's father says it’s been long enough now, and says it’s time to come back and let her see her family.

Traffic cameras recorded the grandmother, Bronwyn Edwards, heading north from Sydney.

It’s possible she is visiting family either on the Gold Coast, Brisbane or in Toowoomba.

We visited Mrs Edward's home in Castle Hill. Her husband claims he doesn't know her whereabouts, but says she's determined not to hand Annaleise back.

Bronwyn Edwards is driving a red-pink Hyundai Excel

The Edwards family say they are desperate for a chance to appeal the courts custody decision, but the father says the court has ruled, and he wants his daughter back.

"Daddy's here waiting for you and I’m thinking about you, I love you very much Anneliese."