YAKIMA, Wash -- Two children traveling with a registered sex offender and missing since Monday night have been found safe and sound in Yakima.
Yakima police arrested 20 year old Matthew Villwock this morning at the Bi-Mart in Yakima after receiving several tips over the past three days that he was in Yakima.
Police say Villwock left Ellensburg Monday night with two young children; 12 year old Dora Cheyne and 14 year old Alan French.
Villwock is a on probation for assault of a minor and isn't allowed near children.
Yesterday around 3pm a retired Yakima Sheriff's Deputy reported seeing him and the two kids otside the Bi-mart on 5th Ave.
Just a few hours later, a woman called police saying she saw Alan French with an older male and young girl near Saint Paul's Cathedral.
This morning around 9 a.m., ppolice got a tip that Villwock was again at the Bi-Mart.