Officials concerned about threats in search for missing teen

Jasper F. Nelson

Update: Tuesday, August 2 at 6:05 p.m.:

Officials have found the Missouri girl who spurred a statewide Endangered Person Advisory on Monday.

Jasper Nelson was found safe in the state of Delaware with David Plummer.

There is no indication why the two left or why they were in Delaware.

Jasper, 15, was last seen in the southwest Missouri town Golden City Sunday morning. Witnesses saw her get into a car with Plummer, 25.

Delaware officers took him into custody. Officials here in Missouri say it's very possible he'll face charges once he's back in the state.

Original Story:

Law enforcement officials across the state are searching for a missing teenager.

The Barton County Sheriff TMs Office in southwest Missouri issued an Endangered Person Advisory for Jasper Fern Nelson, 15. She was last seen at her home in Golden City on Sunday at 7 a.m.

Officials say Jasper and her small dog left with David W. Plummer, 25. The Sheriff TMs Office says Plummer has a history of mental disorders and has told family members he wants to get a gun and shoot anyone who gets in his way. The two left in Jasper TMs father TMs car. The advisory did not mention where they might be headed.

Victim Description: Jasper Fern Nelson15 years oldWhite female5 TM04, 110 poundsBrown hair and eyesFair complexion

Suspect Description: David W. Plummer25 years oldWhite male5 TM09, 140 poundsBrown hair and eyesFair complexion

Vehicle Description: 2008 Hyundai SonataBlueLicense plate MO PD1-J1J

Anyone with information about Jasper, Plummer or the missing vehicle should immediately call 911.