Missing Toddler's Father Speaks

The girl's father releases a statement saying he is hopeful she is still alive.
2:18 | 12/29/11

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Hopefully in the case of missing toddler -- Reynolds it grows dimmer now by the day. The little girl has been missing nearly two weeks and her father is finally speaking out this as authorities have virtually called off the search for her. And ABC's Lindsey Davis joins us now with more certainly not the outcome many were hoping for good morning to you Josh investigators have spent more than 5000. Hours searching for -- And now the large scale search for the twenty month old is wrapping up not because they found her but because investigators are simply scaling back. Even with this news her father remains hopeful whose daughter is alive. And will be returned home. For the first time in nearly two weeks police won't be conducting a physical search for little baby -- today. Her trail has gone cold and they're no closer to finding out just what happened to her after she disappeared from her father's house. When he says he put -- to bid on December 16. Since then Justin -- It is important that the public hear from me personally that I have no idea what happened to -- and that I'm not hiding he said. And for the first time he's addressing allegations made by -- mother that he may have been abusive. -- had recently suffered a broken arm. That ball. You know her and my -- like to go down on the stairs it could be from -- and I just I believe that I. In his statement to -- -- says. I would never do anything to hurt my child the questions of a -- arm or bruises or anything else being said are simply ludicrous. Police say while Taylor's parents had been embroiled in a custody battle both are cooperating and investigators believe someone kidnapped their twenty month old daughter. -- -- -- -- This someone. On from here on our homes police have received close to 400 tips more than a hundred of those -- a 30000 dollar reward was offered Monday. Fuss. With twelve days of ground and water searches turning up nothing. The canvassing is over until a fresh lead surfaces. The picture says he has to believe -- loans with someone and he just wants that person to find the courage to do the right thing. And return her safely it's the resolution. Think you.

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