Benton PD arrest Missouri man for child abduction

Benton PD arrest Missouri man for child abduction

BENTON — Benton Police took a Missouri man into custody Friday after officers were requested to assist in locating a juvenile taken from Cass County, Missouri by the child’s father.

Police say an arrest warrant had been issued out of Cass County for 39-year-old Vance M. Fustin of Garden City, Missouri for the offense of child abduction in that Fustin, the father, failed to return the child to the legal custodian.

Upon investigating, police located Fustin and the child at a home in the 500 block of West Sixth Street. Fustin was taken into custody without incident and a legal guardian subsequently took custody of the child. Fustin was taken to the Franklin County Jail.