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Authorities Locate Missing Lamar Girl

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Authorities Locate Missing Lamar Girl

By Mike Morgan. CREATED Sep 2, 2014

Authorities now say Gabriella has been found safe and sound in Joplin.

Here is the original story.

An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for three year old Gabriella Masterson from Lamar.

Authorities say she was taken by her non custodial mother.

Here is the press release from the Missouri Highway Patrol.

The Lamar Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 1305 Cherry, Lamar, Missouri at 12:30 PM on September 1, 2014.

Missing Is: Gabriella Gwen Masterson a white, female, age 3

Possible suspects or associates are believed to be: Bayleigh Masterson, a white, female, age 25, hgt 506, 125 lbs, brown hair, hazel eyes.

The endangered missing person: Gabriella Gwen Masterson, is a white, female, age 3, hgt 400, 40 lbs, red hair, blue eyes, with birth mark on back of neck, wearing yellow and white tank top, blue and white striped shorts and grey flip flops.

Brief circumstances regarding the Endangered Missing Person incident: Gabriella Gwen Masterson was taken from 1305 Cherry, in Lamar, Missouri at 12:30 on September 1, 2014 by her noncustodial mother, Bayleigh Masterson. Gabriella Masterson was last seen wearing a yellow and white tank top, blue and white striped shorts and grey flip flops.

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 Lamar Police Department at 417-682-3546.