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Ark. father, 10-month-old son missing; Mom arrested

Brian Floyd, left, and Harper Floyd Yell County Sheriff's Department via CBS affiliate KTHV

YELL COUNTY, Ark. - Authorities are searching for an Arkansas father and his 10-month-old son who were last seen Friday in the Ouachita Mountains, reports CBS affiliate KTHV.

Police said Sunday that 21-year-old Brooke Floyd, the missing man's wife, who is also the mother of the child, was arrested for felony endangering and hindering apprehension. Further details surrounding her arrest were not immediately available.

Brian Floyd, 33, of Greenwood, and the young child, Harper Floyd, were last seen in the Ouachita Mountains in an area south of Blue Mountain Lake, Captain John Foster Jr. with the Yell County Sheriff's Department said, according to KTHV.

The car Brian Floyd's had been driving reportedly broke down on a mountain road, the station says.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Brian and Harper Floyd is asked to contact the Yell County Sheriff's Department at (479)-495-4881.

The FBI, the Arkansas State Police and the US Forest Service are among the agencies involved in the investigation.

  • Crimesider Staff

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