ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A 38-year-old Maine man who allegedly abducted his 2-year-old daughter and triggered the state’s first Amber Alert is being held without bail in New Hampshire pending his extradition to Maine.

Gary Traynham of Kennebunk, Maine, was arrested in Milton, N.H., on Tuesday after a hunter found Traynham and his daughter in a green pickup truck.

An Amber Alert was issued Monday after police said Traynham assaulted the girl’s mother — his estranged girlfriend — and fled in a stolen pickup truck.

Foster’s Daily Democrat reports that Traynham was arraigned by video feed from county jail in Rochester District Court on Thursday. An extradition hearing will be held Nov. 20.


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