Missing children found safe in N.C.

Missing children found safe in N.C.
A 10-year-old boy and and 8-year-old girl have been found safe after they were reported missing in Davidson County Tuesday night. (Source: Davidson County Sheriff’s Office)

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A 10-year-old boy and and 8-year-old girl have been found safe after they were reported missing in Davidson County Tuesday night.

According to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, 10-year-old Malachi Chilton and 8-year-old Mackenzie Chilton were both reported missing around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Deputies say they had units searching for the two missing children in the area of Critcher Drive and Old US Highway 52 in the Welcome community.

Around 11:08 p.m., officials said that both children had been found safe.

“Thank you to everyone who shared our post!” a Facebook post from deputies said.

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