Tuesday, November 21, 9:53 a.m.
(WFRV) – Officials have announced that the Amber Alert for Alexander Muajkoob Xiong and Stefan Yenghoua Xiong has been canceled after they, along with the suspect, were found safe in Iowa.
Tuesday, November 21, 6:47 a.m.
PLOVER, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities issued an Amber Alert at 3:47 a.m. Tuesday morning for two missing brothers from Portage County who are believed to be with their father.
Officials say 7-year-old Alexander Muajkoob Xiong and 9-year-old Stefan Yenghoua Xiong were in the company of their father, 41-year-old Yiemen Xiong, when he left Plover Monday morning at 8:30 a.m.
Officials say Alexander stands at 3’5″, and weighs 85 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a gray jacket, a gray t-shirt, dark blue pants, and yellow tennis shoes.
Stefan is reported to be autistic and non-verbal. He is 3’10”, weighing 130 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a Dark Gray Hoodie with a picture on the front as well as gray sweatpants and black tennis shoes.
Yiemen, who stands at 5’3″, weighs 125 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair with a black short beard, is said to have limited English speaking proficiency as Hmong is his native language. He is also said to have a surgical scar on the right side of his head that is covered by his hair and was last seen wearing a green long-sleeve shirt, jeans, and black tennis shoes.
Police say Yiemen has ties to Marathon and Columbia Counties. His vehicle, a 2010 Gold Toyota Sienna Minivan with Wisconsin Plate 740-XTN, was reportedly last seen in Clinton, Iowa at 4:15 p.m.
Anyone who may know the whereabouts or anyone who sees the missing parties is asked to contact the Plover Police Department at 715-346-1400.