Police in Albany issued a missing child alert Wednesday morning.
According to reports, police are looking for two sisters who disappeared around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Officers suspect the young girls may be with their non-custodial mother, possibly heading for Canada.
Officials are seeking the public’s help in locating 15-year-old Ashley Duncan and 12-year-old Heather Duncan.
Ashley is described as a white female, 5’8” tall weighing about 160 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes; her sister, Heather, is described as a white female, 5’7” tall weighing approximately 120 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.
Ashley was last seen wearing blue jeans, a puffy green coat, and no shoes – Heather was wearing blue jeans, a purple fleece jacket under a grey coat, and no shoes.
44-year-old Patricia Duncan is wanted in connection with the girls’ disappearance.
She’s described by police as a white female, 5’8” tall weighing about 180 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.
Police say she’s driving a 1995 silver Mercury Villager bearing Texas registration P45FDZ. Investigators have reason to believe Patricia Duncan is traveling to Canada.
Anyone with information pertaining to the whereabouts of Heather and Ashley Duncan is urged to contact the state Division of Criminal Justice Services at 1-800-346-3543.