Amber Alert issued for missing Anderson, Mo., 6-month-old

ANDERSON, Mo. - The Anderson Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for missing 6-month-old Mitchell Farris out of Anderson, Mo. The abduction of the child happened on January 2 at an Anderson apartment complex.

Preston Farris, 34, is believed to be traveling with the child's biological mother, Anastasia McDaniel, in a red 2004 Ford Freestar with Missouri license plate UH7D2R. The van has a decal on the back window of a stick figure family.

Preston Farris is approximately 5-foot-10, 230 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. McDaniel is 5-foot-8, 172 pounds and has blue eyes.

According to a news release from the Anderson Police Department, Farris went to an apartment in Anderson, where his son Mitchell was placed with his great grandfather by the Division of Family Services. Farris left with the child and has not returned.

If you have any information, please call 911 or the Anderson Police Department at 417-845-2681 immediately.

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