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Missing and Endangered Persons Advisory issued for 2 Helena children

Posted at 8:10 PM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 22:23:35-05

Helena MEPA 1.8.19

HELENA – Helena Police have requested that a Missing and Endangered Persons Advisory be issued for two children — Alex and Kristl Kaufman — who are with their mother, Shala Hood.

Alex is a 1-year 8-month-old, white male who is 3’6″ tall and weighs 35 pounds Alex has blonde hair and blue eyes. Kristl is a 7-month-old white female who is 2’6″ tall and weighs 30 pounds. She has blonde hair.

Shala Hood, 30, is a white female who is 5’2″ tall and weighs 155 pounds. She has brown hair and green eyes.

A court has ordered their removal from their mother’s custody and the children believed to be in immediate or apparent danger without CPS intervention.  The children were last seen by CPS on December 21, 2018.

The three may have headed to Great Falls area although there’s no information at this time about the mode of transportation.

Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to contact the Helena Police Department at (406) 442-3233 or dial 911.