On 10-10-2013 the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office was notified at around 630 am that a 5 year old boy was missing from his home off of Carter Street in Central City.
Investigators and Search and Rescue personnel are on the scene and searching for the missing child.
The child’s name is Quinn Whitsitt. Quinn is five years of age. His grandparents have custody of the child. He is described as a white male weighing 42 lbs and his height is 3’1”. A picture is attached to this release. He was last seen wearing a white pajama top and blue pajama bottoms. The child was last seen by his grandparents at around 1:00 am in his bed asleep. At around 6:00 am the grandparents went to check on Quinn and the child was missing from his bed. He was not found in the home either.
The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI, and the Arkansas State Police are all involved in the investigation. Investigative leads are being checked even in other states. Officers from the Lavaca, Central, Barling, and Alma Police Departments are on scene as well. Sebastian County Search and Rescue personnel are conducting an area search for Quinn. Aircraft are being employed to search the area from above.
Anyone with information on the missing child is asked to call the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office at 479-783-1051.