Authorities issue endangered alert for endangered Metro East teen and infant

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — Illinois State Police have issued an alert saying a 13-year-old Edwardsville girl and her two-week-old baby are missing and may be headed to West Virginia.

missingPolice issued an endangered missing person advisory, Sunday afternoon, for Katherine Elizabeth Derleth and Christopher Ray Derleth.

They may be in a green Mercury Villager minivan with Illinois plates E833210. CLICK HERE FOR POSTER
Police think they could be traveling with 39-year-old Christopher M. Derleth, described as a 6’1″ 160 pound white male with brown hair and hazel eyes.
Katherine Derleth is described as a 4’8″ 95 pound white female with brown eyes and brown hair. She has three birthmarks on her right knee.
Contact the Madison County Sheriff’s Department if you’ve seen the Derleths or the vehicle.