BULLHEAD CITY – The Bullhead City Police Department is assisting the Phoenix Police Department in a missing persons case.


A father who has full custody reported his two daughters were taken from their school in Phoenix on Jan. 18 by their mother and were never returned to his custody.

Authorities believe the two girls, Leila Banghart, 15, and 12-year-old Kylee Banghart are in the Bullhead City and Mohave Valley area with Misty Payne, 34.

No arrest warrant has been issued at this time.

If anyone has any information on the missing girls whereabouts, please contact the Bullhead City Police Department at 928-763-1999 or the Phoenix Missing and Unidentified Persons Unit 602-262-6141.

Save More Auto Ad