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FBI asking for photos from Yellowstone National Park visitors to help find missing children

Posted at 5:35 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 19:38:05-05

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rexburg Police Department in Idaho are asking that visitors to Yellowstone National Park on September 8, 2019, submit any photos and video that may assist in the investigation into the disappearance of 17-year old Tylee Ryan and 7-year old J.J. Vallow.

An investigation has determined that the children were in Yellowstone National Park on that day with their mother Lori Vallow and uncle Alex Cox. The group was traveling in a silver 2017 Ford F-150 pickup, with Arizona license plate CPQUINT.

Law enforcement is asking anyone who was in the park on that day who took photos and video which may have captured images of them and the vehicle, or images of crowds and other park visitors where there may be present, to share the photos/video with the FBI. If you have any that may help, click here to upload them to the FBI website.

Lori Vallow was recently arrested in Hawaii on charges related to the disappearance of the two children, which was reported in November. She was extradited to Idaho on Wednesday, March 4th, to face those charges.

People are asked to continue reporting tips in this case to the Rexburg Police Department at 208-359-3000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST).