St Joseph police: Woman and 7-year-old girl could be in danger; alert issued

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The St. Joseph Police Department is asking the public to help them locate two endangered missing persons.

Sarah Butler-Young, 35, and Jasmine Robinson, 7, may be together in a Blue Mitsubishi Outlander Sport with Missouri license plate AG2A0V.

Police say Butler-Young picked Jasmine up from her elementary school (Skaith) on Wednesday at approximately 8:00 a.m.. Butler-Young has exhibited mental health issues recently and paranoid behavior. She hasn't been at her home, and Jasmine hasn't attended school for the past two days.

One of Butler-Young's cellphones provided GPS coordinates in the Lee's Summit area on Friday.

If you have any information, call 816-271-4777.

The police department listed the alert as 'severe', which means there is significant threat to life or property. They sent the alert out as 'urgent', indicating responsive action should be taken immediately.