Anderson is about 25 miles south of Joplin.
Officials are looking for Mitchell Farris who was allegedly abducted by 34 year old Preston Farris and 30 year old Anastasia McDaniel, his biological parents.
The boy had been placed in the care of his Great Grandfather by the Missouri Division of Family Services, but Preston Farris left with the boy on January 2nd.
They are believed to be in a 2004 Red Ford FreeStar with Missouri License Plate number U H 7 D 2 R
Preston Farris is a 34 year old white male, 5′ 10″ and weighing 230 pounds with brown hair. Anastasia McDaniel is a 30 year old woman, 5′ 8″ , weighing 172 pounds with red or strawberry blonde hair.
Anyone with information is asked to dial 9-1-1 or the Anderson Missouri Police Department at 417 845 2681