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2 Children Found Safe at Yakima Bi-Mart

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.

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