2-year-old St. Ignatius boy found safe

2014-04-10T11:54:00Z 2014-04-11T09:52:10Z 2-year-old St. Ignatius boy found safeThe Associated Press The Associated Press
April 10, 2014 11:54 am  • 

Update: The state Justice Department says a 2-year-old St. Ignatius boy has been found after authorities issued a missing and endangered child alert for him.

Justice Department spokesman John Barnes says the Flathead Tribal Police Department notified his agency Thursday that Camas Assiniboine was turned over to law-enforcement officers.

Barnes says the boy is in good health.

Tribal police officials say Camas was reported missing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. He was being cared for by his grandmother and was in custody of child protective services.

Tribal police say he was taken by his parents, 26-year-old Michael Assiniboine and 29-year-old Jessica Conko.

Barnes says no arrests have been made as of Thursday afternoon and he had no further details about how or where Camas was found.


HELENA — The state Justice Department has issued a missing and endangered child alert for a 2-year-old St. Ignatius boy.

Officials with the Flathead Tribal Police Department say Camas Assiniboine was reported missing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. He was being cared for by his grandmother and was in custody of child protective services.

Tribal police say he was taken by his parents, 26-year-old Michael Assiniboine and 29-year-old Jessica Conko. Assiniboine is 6 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs 240 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Conko is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 135 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

Camas weighs about 30 pounds and has brown hair and eyes. He has 36 stitches on the front of his head.

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