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Endangered Person Advisory - CANCELLED

Updated:
Dililah M Fant Dililah M Fant
Farrah G Fant Farrah G Fant
John R Fant John R Fant
The Branson Police Department had issued an Endangered Missing Person alert for two girls taken from their grandparent's residence by their father.

The Division of Family Services is being awarded custody of the children, but authorities say 44-year-old John Russell Fant took his daughters, eight-year-old Farrah and six-year-old Dililah.  Authorities say Fant also withdrew a large sum of money from a bank, then fled the area.

Updated at 2:40 p.m.:  MHP says the suspect and victims were seen Friday morning just before 1 a.m. in Harrison, Arkansas.  Camping supplies were bought and items were strapped to its roof.

If you have any information about their whereabouts please call 911.

Updated at 3:40pm: MHP says all persons have been located and the girls are safe.  The Endangered Missing Persons alert has been cancelled.


ORIGINAL STATEMENT FROM THE MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL

Endangered Person Advisory

State of Missouri Endangered Person Advisory

The Branson Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 34 Gulfshore Drive #18, Branson, MO between 09:30 PM on 04/10/2014 and 12:20 AM 04/11/2014.

Missing Is:
Farrah Grace Fant a white, female, age 8 and Dililah Maren Fant a white, female, age 6

Vehicle Information:
Silver or Grey 2002 Toyota RAV4 bearing an unknown South Carolina temporary registration last seen at 34 Gulf Shores Drive, Branson with an unknown direction of travel.

Possible suspects or associates are believed to be:
John Russell Fant, a white, male, age 44, hgt 5'11, 175 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes, wearing unknown clothing .

The endangered missing person:
Farrah Grace Fant, is a white, female, age 8, hgt 36 in, 52 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes, wearing flower print pajamas.

Dililah Maren Fant, is a white, female, age 6, hgt 46 in, 48 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes, small red birthmark on the inner thigh, wearing flower print pajamas.

Brief circumstances regarding the Endangered Missing Person incident:The Division of Family Services is being awarded custody of the children. The father, John Fant, took the children from their grandparent's residence, withdrew a large sum of money from a bank, and fled the area. Suspect is known to frequently stay at time shares but has no known permanent address.

Anyone seeing the missing person, suspect, associate, or vehicle, or anyone having any information related to the endangered missing person should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the Branson Police Department at (417) 334-3300.

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