Amber Alert cancelled for infant from southwest Missouri

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Police believe that Mitchell Farris may have been abducted by Preston Wayne Farris (left) and Anastasia Lynn McDaniel (right)

Mitchell Farris, 6 months old

Mitchell Farris, 6 months old

ANDERSON, Mo. — An Amber Alert issued for six-month-old Mitchell Farris by the Anderson Police Department has now been canceled. Police said the baby was found safe in Miami, Florida and they have the suspects in custody as of Sunday.

Police believe the six-month-old was abducted by Preston Wayne Farris, a 34-year-old white male, and Anastasia Lynn McDaniel, a 30-year-old white female. Preston Farris stands 5’10 and weighs 230 pounds; he has brown hair and blue eyes. McDaniel stands 5’8 and weighs 172 pounds; she has blue eyes and an unknown hair color. On Sunday, both Farris and McDaniel were taken into police custody after they were found with the child in Miami, Fla.

The alert was put out shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday night. Authorities believe that Mitchell was taken from 10 Riverview Dr. Apt. #2 in Anderson on January 2.

Police have not elaborated on the relationship that either adult has to the infant nor did they say why the two suspects ended up in Florida.

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