AMBER Alert issued for Missouri infant missing since Jan. 2

ANDERSON, Mo. (KSDK) – An AMBER Alert was issued Friday after a six-month-old was taken from his great grandfather's apartment by his own parents.

Mitchell Farris was in the custody of his great grandfather by the Division of Family Services when 34-year-old Preston Farris -- his father -- took him. Preston Farris is believed to be traveling with Anastasia McDaniel, Mitchell's mother.

The Anderson Police Department heard about the disappearance from the Missouri Division of Family Services on Friday afternoon.

Preston Farris and McDaniel were last seen driving a red 2004 Ford Freestar with Missouri license plate UH7D2R. The has decals on the back window of a stick-figure family.

Anyone who has seen the victim, the suspects or the vehicle should immediately dial 911 or contact the Anderson Police Department at (417)-845-2681.

We're working on getting more information about the circumstances of the disappearance, and will have updates on and NewsChannel 5 as they become available.


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