Southwest Mo. police seeking missing infant

Preston Farris, 34, and Anastasia McDonald, 30.

UPDATED: 01/11/14 9:45a.m.

Police in far southwest Missouri have issued an Amber Alert for a 6-month-old boy believed to have been kidnapped by his parents more than a week ago.

The Anderson Police Department issued the alert Friday evening for Mitchell Farris, who has been missing since Jan. 2 from an apartment in the McDonald County town. Police say the boy's great-grandfather had custody of him

Police say the father, 34-year-old Preston Farris, took the child from the great-grandfather's apartment.

Farris is believed to be traveling with the child's mother, 30-year-old Anastasia McDaniel.

Police described Preston Farris as a 5-foot-10 white male weighing 230 pounds, with brown hair. McDaniel is a 5-foot-8, white female weighing about 200 pounds, with red or strawberry blond hair.

The alert said the adults may be driving a red 2004 Ford Freestar with the Missouri license plate UH7D2R.