Ark City woman sought in connection with missing/endangered child

Mike Seals - January 21, 2021 1:57 pm

Melissa Ingram-Perdue thought to be in custody of her 3-month-old daughter

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (January 21, 2021) The Arkansas City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an Arkansas City woman who may have a 3-month-old girl in her custody.

The 3-month-old child, Isabella Consul-Pierce, was entered into the National Crime Information Center as an endangered missing person on Wednesday.

Consul-Pierce is thought to be in the custody of her mother, Melissa Ingram-Perdue, who resides in Arkansas City, with ties to the Lawrence area.

Numerous efforts are under way currently to locate Consul-Pierce and Ingram-Perdue, who potentially is driving a dark gray 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee with Kansas license plate 602NMH.

Should you come into contact with the vehicle, the victim or Mrs. Ingram-Perdue, please contact your local area law enforcement agency immediately,” said Arkansas City Police Chief Dan Ward.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Arkansas City Police Department at (620) 441-4444.

Those wishing to remain anonymous also may contact Cowley County Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest.

Call (620) 442-7777 in Arkansas City or (620) 221-7777 in Winfield, or visit or to make an anonymous report.

An anonymous tip also can be submitted by texting ACTIPS to 847411.


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