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Police in Northampton County locate two missing children

Published On: May 18 2013 08:47:24 AM EDT   Updated On: May 18 2013 02:06:10 PM EDT
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Police say they have located two children who went missing early Saturday morning in Wilson Borough, Northampton County.

Wilson police say they received a call around 3:30 Saturday morning from a passing motorist who informed dispatch that he observed what appeared to be a young boy in the Courthouse Credit parking lot on the 1600 block of Butler St.

Officers responded to the area and searched for the juvenile, but were unable to locate him.


Police say it was determined the boy resided on the 300 block of South 17th St.

Upon speaking with the parents, police say they learned there were two missing juveniles, a four-year-old and a five-year-old.

Police departments from Easton, Forks and Palmer, along with the Wilson Borough Fire Department and Suburban EMS, assisted in the search.

A short time later, the juveniles were located inside of a vehicle nearby. There were no injuries to the juveniles.

An investigation into this incident is ongoing by Northampton County Children & Youth, as well as the Wilson Borough Police Department. No further details are available at this time.