Police Concerned About Welfare of Child
Updated: Monday, April 8 2013, 08:44 PM EDT
NEWARK -- Authorities are searching for three people, including a five-year-old girl.
A cash reward is being offered by Licking County Crime Stoppers for any information leading to the location of a mother, her boyfriend, and the mother's child.
Newark Police say Matthew B. Smith, 27, has a warrant out for his arrest for failure to appear on a Domestic Violence charge. Amanda M. Hansen, 24, has a probation holder warrant. Smith's daughter, five-year-old Lauren Hansen, is believed to be with the couple.
The couple was last seen in Heath near the Heathwood Village Apartments. They're also known to frequent motels in and around Newark and Heath.
Police especially want to check on the welfare of the little girl.
If you have seen any of these people, you're asked to call Newark Police at 740-670-7201 or Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.
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