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Missing children found in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash -- Two children missing from their homes in Kittitas County were found in Yakima Thursday morning.

Dora Cheyne, 12, and Alan French, 14, went missing Monday night. Police believed they were with 20-year old Matthew Villwock, who was recently convicted of trying to sexually assault a minor.

Over the past few days, multiple people called the Yakima Police Department and reported seeing the three together around town. Just before 9:30a.m., police got a call that they were in the parking lot at the Bi-Mart on 5th Avenue. Police arrested Villwock, and took the children into custody.

Cheyne and French told police they walked with Villwock from Ellensburg using the Yakima River Canyon Road.

Villwock is charged with violating his parole, which prohibits him from interacting with minors. He could face additional charges.